Coming Through the Rye is a 2015 American coming-of-age drama film written and directed by James Steven Sadwith. It stars Alex Wolff and Stefania LaVie Owen as two teenagers who set out to find author J.D. Salinger, played by Chris Cooper. The film is based on Sadwith’s own quest to find Salinger. It is Sadwith’s directorial debut.
Plot: In 1969, Jamie Schwartz has written a play adaptation of J.D. Salinger’s novel The Catcher in the Rye and wants to produce it at his prep school in Pennsylvania. In order to that, Jamie needs permission from Salinger himself. Therefore, Jamie, with the help of DeeDee, travels to New Hampshire in order to find Salinger and obtain his permission.
The movie is scheduled to release on October 14, 2016 .