The Death and Life of John F. Donovan

2018, Drama, 2h 3m

32 Reviews 100+ Ratings

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The Death and Life of John F. Donovan finds writer-director Xavier Dolan flailing at profundity with a technically assured drama that never makes sense of its own ideas. Read critic reviews

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Movie Info

A young actor reminisces about a dead American TV star and the correspondence they shared.

Cast & Crew

Kit Harington
John F. Donovan
Jacob Tremblay
Rupert Turner
Susan Sarandon
Grace Donovan
Kathy Bates
Barbara Haggermaker
Thandie Newton
Audrey Newhouse
Ben Schnetzer
Rupert Turner (Adult)
Amara Karan
Mrs. Kureishi
Chris Zylka
Will Jefford Jr.
Jared Keeso
James Donovan
Emily Hampshire
Amy Bosworth
Xavier Dolan
Screenwriter
Jacob Tierney
Screenwriter
André Turpin
Cinematographer
Mathieu Denis
Film Editor
Gabriel Yared
Original Music
Anne Pritchard
Production Design
Henrich Boraros
Art Director
Jana Chovancova
Set Decoration
Michele Clapton
Costume Designer
Pierre-Yves Gayraud
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