The Death and Life of John F. Donovan

2018

Drama

155
IMDb Rating 6.2 10 1,266

Synopsis


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Cast

Kit Harington as John F. Donovan
Natalie Portman as Sam Turner
Sarah Gadon as Liz Jones
Susan Sarandon as Michaela Odone
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1.06 GB
1280*720
English
NR
23.976 fps
123 min
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1.93 GB
1920×1080
English
NR
23.976 fps
123 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by palovyper 9 / 10 / 10

Simply wonderful!

True to form, Xavier Dolan has given us something original and profound. This is a beautiful story about time, progress and boundary-crossing forms of friendship and love. The film has its minor flaws but the acting is great from everyone involved (even Kit Harrington, usually rather one-note in my opinion, gives a wonderfully nuanced and haunting performance), an awesome soundtrack, equal parts style and substance, and exquisite cinematography. The critic reviews are shockingly unfair and not at all representative of the great quality that this piece of art embodies.

Reviewed by info-569-1968 5 / 10 / 10

Well done

I had been wanted to watch this and then read the reviews and thought I wouldn't bother. I only ended up putting this movie on as I'd seen everything else and couldn't sleep. Did I watch the same movie as the people who hated it? I understand each to their own but for me the acting was great and the story would have resonated with so many different people on many levels. A rare script to have so many great actors in it so they obviously saw the wow factor.

Reviewed by ozjosh03 5 / 10 / 10

Overblown and over-wrought

Dolan's movie creaks and groans and ultimately fizzles under the weight of it's own enormous ambition. And, to be fair, it's beautifully directed. Dolan has great visual stye, invests scenes with great energy and emotion, and gets wonderful performances from a very impressive cast. You can see why Sarandon and Bates and Portman would have placed their faith in him. Unfortunately, the script is too slight to withstand the epic treatment it's given, and the movie runs out of steam before even the halfway mark. It's at least 20 minutes, probably 30 minutes too long. But even a good hard edit wouldn't have saved it. Dolan is certainly a director to watch, but he's going to need better material than this.

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