1995. Joanna, a young woman aspiring to be a writer, leaves California and her boyfriend, Karl, to settle in New York. She found a job with a renowned literary agency, headed by Margaret, who asked her to respond to letters addressed to writer JD Salinger, a client of the agency. Instead of returning a typical response, Joanna begins to write personalized letters to certain admirers. Moreover, she meets Don and agrees to settle down with him …
The news of JD Salinger was enthroned on his bedside table. In My year in New York, Margaret Qualley precisely plays an assistant in charge of responding to the writer’s fans. The director hired her for “her innocent look and her dancing skills“, useful in one of the final scenes … We will also find the actress, overwhelming, in the new Netflix series Maid, alongside Andie MacDowell, his mother on screen… and in life.
My year in New York: Tuesday, November 2 at 9:10 p.m. on Canal +