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The Death and Life of John F. Donovan (2018)

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123 min | Drama

A decade after the death of an American television star, a young actor reminisces about the written correspondence he shared with him, as well as the impact those letters had on both their lives.
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Xavier Dolan (produced by) | Nancy Grant (produced by) | Joe Iacono | Lyse Lafontaine (produced by) | Michel Merkt (produced by)
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Dec 13, 2019 (United States)

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Kit Harington
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6.1 / 10 | 4,449 votes