The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, 'The Catcher in the Rye'.
An aspiring writer pays a visit to his sister to look after her house while she is out of town, but what he finds there is more terrifying than any of the stories he writes.
Harriett is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her. When she decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth resulting in a life-altering friendship.
Произошло двойное убийство. Есть два свидетеля, они же главные подозреваемые — популярный писатель и молодая домохозяйка. Оба рассказывают вполне правдоподобные, но полностью противоречащие друг другу истории. Инспектор должен решить, кто говорит правду, а кто — нет.
После череды профессиональных неудач молодой писатель Чарльз Диккенс решает написать и на собственные средства выпустить «Рождественскую песнь».
Young author Calvin Weir-Fields (Paul Dano), once a literary darling, is having trouble composing his next novel. Following a therapist's advice, Calvin pulls out an old manual typewriter and creates a vivacious, flame-haired woman he dubs Ruby Sparks (Zoe Kazan). Overnight, Ruby leaps from the page into Calvin's home as a real flesh-and-blood woman. And, what's more, she's unaware that she's actually a fictional character and that her actions and feelings are dictated by whatever Calvin writes.
This film is based on the memoir of Beverly Donofrio, which spans a 20-year period from ages 15 to 35. Bev (Barrymore) has big plans of moving to New York to become a writer. But this teen from a middle-class family, who is sassy, funny, rebellious and boy-crazy hits a hard place when she gives birth to a son, and gets married to the father (Zahn). Still determined to get her high school diploma and go on to college she works diligently to save money so that one day she will accomplish her dreams. Her desires are once again thwarted when she discovers her husband is a drug addict and has spent all her hard earned savings. Bev soon becomes a single mother who will have to work harder than ever before to achieve her goals.