A college grad takes a clerical job working for the literary agent of the renowned, reclusive writer J.D. Salinger.
Opening Film of the 2020 Berlinale
The job of an agent is to open up opportunities for their clients, but, when it came to Salinger, the logic was reversed. We had to shield him from the outside world, bolstering his reputation as a complicated recluse.
Joanna, referencing U.C. Berkeley, says she's like "a big cloud of East Coast irony haunting Southern California," but Berkeley is in Northern California.