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The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (2018) (2019)

The Death and Life of John F. Donovan
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Kit Harington Kit Harington
John F. Donovan
Natalie Portman Natalie Portman
Sam Turner
Jacob Tremblay Jacob Tremblay
Rupert Turner
Susan Sarandon Susan Sarandon
Grace Donovan
Kathy Bates Kathy Bates
Barbara Haggermaker
Ben Schnetzer Ben Schnetzer
Rupert Turner
Thandie Newton Thandie Newton
Audrey Newhouse
Jared Keeso Jared Keeso
James Donovan


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Xavier Dolan Xavier Dolan
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Jacob Tierney Jacob Tierney
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3 months, 3 weeks ago at Dec 9 13:36
Dolan gets near mainstream, clear, good stoy and even has his themes: a tv star doesn't fit but is as coward as no other Dolan's character...

An average movie

2 weeks ago at Mar 20 10:02
Even though this movie had been a major critical failure when it had been finally released after months of delay, since I really have a weak spot for Xavier Dolan’s work, I was still quite eager to check it out. Well, unfortunately, I’m afraid it really deserved its poor reputation. Indeed, even though ‘Juste la fin du monde’ had received some mixed reviews, I actually loved the damned thi... read more
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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.
Release date: 13 March 2019
Tags: Drama (1), 2018 (1)
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" Notes: Even though ‘Juste la fin du monde’ had received some mixed reviews, I actually loved the damned thing. In my opinion, Dolan had delivered his best movie but this follow-up which was probably his most ambitious project so far was however a huge f*cking mess. First of all, it is not surprising that the guy had spent a year editing this flick. I mean, narratively speaking, it all made sense but it was never really smooth. On top of that, to be honest, I was rather annoyed by the fact "


johanlefourbe posted a review 2 weeks ago

An average movie

“Even though this movie had been a major critical failure when it had been finally released after months of delay, since I really have a weak spot for Xavier Dolan’s work, I was still quite eager to check it out. Well, unfortunately, I’m afraid it really deserved its poor reputation. Indeed, even though ‘Juste la fin du monde’ had received some mixed reviews, I actually loved the damned thing. In my opinion, Dolan had delivered his best movie but this follow-up which was probably his most ambitious project so far was however a huge f*cking mess. First of all, it is not surprising that the guy had spent a year editing this flick. I mean, narratively speaking, it all made sense but it was never really smooth. On top of that, to be honest, I was rather annoyed by the fact that at least” read more

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