Rebel in the Rye

Composer Bear McCreary channels the percussive sounds of the typewriter in his score to Rebel in the Rye, a biopic which explores the world of legendary author J.D. Salinger. Writer/director Danny Strong brings vividly to life a revealing look at the experiences that shaped one of the most renowned, controversial, and enigmatic authors of our time.

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Rebel in the Rye
Rebel in the Rye
09 September 2017
I was raised by a novelist. My entire childhood was accompanied by the incessant percussive tap dance of my mother’s fingers against typewriter keys. Those sounds flooded back into my mind when I first read Danny Strong’s visceral script for his directorial debut, the J.D. Salinger biopic Rebel in the Rye. I was struck by the story’s focus on the internal struggles universal...
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