The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (2019)


A decade after the death of an American TV star, a young actor reminisces about the written correspondence he once shared with the former, as well as the impact those letters had on both their lives.

The Death & Life of John F. Donovan 123movies
Movie Score: 7.2/10 from 474 votes
Release Date: 2019-03-13
Status: Released
Run time: 127 min / 2:7
Production Studio : Sons of Manual, Lyla Films, Warp Films
Production Country: Canada
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The Death & Life of John F. Donovan Casts

Kit Harington
as John F. Donovan
Natalie Portman
as Sam Turner
Susan Sarandon
as Grace Donovan
Kathy Bates
as Barbara Haggermaker
Jacob Tremblay
as Rupert Turner
Ben Schnetzer
as Adult Rupert Turner
Thandie Newton
as Audrey Newhouse
Amara Karan
as Mrs. Kureishi
Chris Zylka
as Will Jefford Jr.
Jared Keeso
as James Donovan
Emily Hampshire
as Amy Bosworth
Michael Gambon
as Narrator
Sarah Gadon
as Liz Jones
Manuel Tadros
as Salim
Dakota Jamal Wellman
as Eric
Susan Almgren
as Aunt Faith
Leni Parker
as Bonnie
Ari Millen
as Billy
Katy Breier
as Trish
Ellen David
as Adam's Mother
Sarah-Jeanne Labrosse
as Moira's Assistant
Alison Louder
as Hellsome High Actress
Matthew Raudsepp
as Hellsome High Actor
Harry Standjofski
as Producer
Trevor Hayes
as Director
Pat Kiely
as Director #2
Brent Skagford
as Editor #1
Sangita Patel
as Journalist #3
Lukas Rolfe
as Cedric James
Jane Wheeler
as Aunt Anne
Craig Eldridge
as Uncle Patrick
Carolyn Fe
as Porter
Connor McMahon
as Sasha
Michael Daniel Murphy
as Editor #2
Holly Bernier
as Journalist #2
Hamza Haq
as Journalist #4
Niko Nikolov
as Security Guard
Patrick Allard
as Club Boy #1
Catherine Brunet
as Fan Girl at the Bar

The Death & Life of John F. Donovan Crew

Sound Gabriel Yared Original Music Composer
Production Peter Carlton Co-Producer
Costume & Make-Up Pierre-Yves Gayraud Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Michele Clapton Costume Design
Production Carmen Cuba Casting Director
Production Lyse Lafontaine Producer
Writing Jacob Tierney Writer
Writing Xavier Dolan Screenplay
Directing Xavier Dolan Director
Editing Xavier Dolan Editor
Costume & Make-Up Xavier Dolan Costume Design
Production Xavier Dolan Producer
Art Colombe Raby Production Design
Crew André Turpin Cinematography
Editing Mathieu Denis Editor
Production Nancy Grant Producer
Art Lucie Tremblay Set Designer
Crew Réal Hamel Picture Car Coordinator
Visual Effects Jean-François Ferland Visual Effects Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Kathy Kelso Key Makeup Artist
Lighting Denis Lamothe Gaffer
Art Charles-Olivier Tremblay Art Department Assistant
Visual Effects Marie-Claude Lafontaine Visual Effects Coordinator
Production Yves Desjardins Production Coordinator
Crew Marianne Messier Petit Transportation Coordinator
Production Barry Ryan Co-Producer
Production Benoît Mathieu Location Manager
Production Liana Dee Production Accountant
Production Christian Fluet Production Accountant
Art Pierre Perrault Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Denis Vidal Key Hair Stylist