Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Martin Sheen, Gore Vidal
Directed by: Shane Salerno
Run Time: 120 mins
Opens September 20th
By Lisa Minzey of The Reel Critic.com
Hey Phoenix Film Fans! Opening this week as a Harkins Camelview Exclusive is the documentary into reclusive American Author of “Catcher in the Rye”, J.D. Salinger. His books and stories have inspired generations of fans but will fans be impressed with the man behind the pages?
Even if you haven’t read “Catcher in the Rye” or familiar with J.D. Salinger’s work, this film doesn’t focus as much on the stories themselves, but the journey itself. Featuring interviews with Salingers closest friends’, lovers, family members, respected figures in the literary world and Hollywood admirers, the stories accumulated paint the picture into a very complicated, intriguing man. Tracking his history as a young man in New York City, through his involvement in World War II, his literary achievements highs and lows, to his various love affairs and marriages, Salinger has led a fascinating life. He was a man that was very particular in his vision for his work and would not compromise for anyone. Be sure to check out “Salinger” when it opens up at Harkins Camelview 5 starting Friday September 20, 2013.