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Coming Through the Rye

Directed by James Steven Sadwith
United States, 2015
Drama

Synopsis

In 1969, the Holden Caulfield obsessed Jamie Schwartz runs away from boarding school to find the reclusive author J.D. Salinger. Inspired by actual events, Jamie’s search becomes a journey of sexual awakening, love and loss.

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Coming Through the Rye Directed by James Steven Sadwith

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  • smndvdcl's rating of the film Coming Through the Rye

    Salinger obsessions for outsiders are a fairly universal phenomena. This humane story highlights how the journey of a dysfunctional adolescent is not necessarily doomed into ignominy. The protagonist's realisation that one does not need to submit to 'the tortured artist' paradigm (in order to transcend in the creative process) may only be a mild epiphany, but an important one nonetheless.