Sunday, June 22, 2008

The Rye

Author: Eric
Location: New Jersey

"The Rye"

Directed by Paul Haggis
Written by Paul Haggis and J. D. Salinger
Music by Howard Shore

Principal Cast:

Robin Williams - Old Holden Caulfield (narrator)
Elijah Wood- Young Holden Caulfield
Adam Brody - Ackley
Chris Klein - Stradlater
Rachel McAdams - Jane Gallagher
Dakota Fanning - Phoebe Caulfield
Jake Gyllenhaal - D.B. Caulfield
Aaron Eckhart - Mr. Antolini
Jessica Alba - Sunny

"Life is a Game, Boy"

It is based on "Catcher in the Rye" about a young man, Holden Caulfield who is narrates his story which takes place between over a few days between the end of the fall school term and Christmas when he was sixteen years of age.

What the Press Would Say:

Isn't it ironic that Jake Gyllenhaal is in two movies dealing with Holden Caulfield? Elijah Wood is Holden Caulfield; he makes the audience believe that he is the actually Catcher in the Rye. We would not be surprised if this film gets nominated for Best Picture, Director, Screenplay and Acting nods. An excellent movie experience for the teenage kid.

Best Picture
Best Director: Paul Haggis
Best Adapted Screenplay: Paul Haggis
Best Actor: Elijah Wood
Best Supporting Actress: Rachel McAdams
Best Supporting Actress: Dakota Fanning
Best Supporting Actor: Aaron Eckhart

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