Coming Through The Rye Movie Reviews

New York Times

With the glossy “Coming Through the Rye,” the director James Sadwith pays heartfelt tribute to both J. D. Salinger, the reclusive writer of “The Catcher in the Rye,” who died in 2010, and the book itself. (Read More)

Rex Reed – Observer Culture

A tender, sensitively made feature-film debut by James Sadwith, a talented director to keep an on in the days ahead, Coming Through the Rye is the true story of how he spent his senior year in a Pennsylvania prep school on a mission to meet his idol, the reclusive novelist J.D. Salinger. (Read More)

The Hollywood Reporter

Oscar winner Chris Cooper plays reclusive author J.D. Salinger in this coming-of-age tale set in the late 1960s.

We’ve seen other films about fans setting out to meet a famous idol — a reclusive singer or movie star or writer, for example. But few of these movies have the charm of Coming Through the Rye, the tale of a boy determined to track down his hero, J.D. Salinger. (Read More)

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