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The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (2018)

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A decade after the death of an American TV star, a young actor reminisces the written correspondence he shared with him, as well as the impact those letters had on both their lives.

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Xavier Dolan
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Cast

Credited cast:
Natalie Portman ... Sam Turner
Jacob Tremblay ... Rupert Turner
Emily Hampshire ... Amy Bosworth
Kit Harington ... John F. Donovan
Sarah Gadon ... Liz Jones
Susan Sarandon ... Grace Donovan
Jared Keeso ... James Donovan
Thandie Newton ... Audrey Newhouse
Michael Gambon ... Narrator
Kathy Bates ... Barbara Haggermaker
Ben Schnetzer ... Rupert Turner (Adult)
Chris Zylka ... Will Jefford Jr.
Amara Karan ... Mrs. Kureishi
Sam Taylor Buck ... Young Daniel
Douglas Rankine ... Policeman
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A decade after the death of an American TV star, a young actor reminisces the written correspondence he shared with him, as well as the impact those letters had on both their lives.

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Drama

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Country:

Canada | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2019 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Death and Life of John F. Donovan See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$33,340, 25 August 2019

Gross USA:

$130,175

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,283,060
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The first cut ran for over four hours. See more »

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References Jumanji (1995) See more »

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loved it...
13 September 2019 | by jelenad71See all my reviews

Very deep movie...scenario was interesting and actors were so good...SS and KB were extra...


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