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The Death & Life of John F. Donovan

13 Mar 2019

2 hr 7 min


An American movie star finds his correspondence with an 11-year-old actor exposed, prompting assumptions that begin to destroy his life and career.


Status: Released
Country: Canada
Language: English


Xavier Dolan


Lyse Lafontaine (Producer)
Barry Ryan (Co-Producer)
Peter Carlton (Co-Producer)
Xavier Dolan (Producer)
Nancy Grant (Producer)




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)



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