Me and Orson Welles
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Director Richard LinklaterYear 2009
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Set in 1937 Me And Orson Welles centers around the life of Richard Samuels, an ambitious teenager with dreams of finding a career in theatre, when he meets the young and fiery director Orson Welles he talks him into giving him a part in his Broadway version of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. On set Richard slowly finds his way, with the help of production assistant Sonja, an older woman who Richard falls for.
Over the course of a thrilling week, Richard quickly learns the highly strung Orson Welles isn't a man to be messed with, as his feelings grow stronger for Sonja it appears her feelings are not shared, in that week Richard grows up quicker than he ever has before.
Based on the novel by Robert Kaplow.
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Starring: Zac Efron, Christian McKay, Claire Danes, Ben Chaplin, Eddie Marsan, Zoe Kazan, Kelly Reilly, James Tupper
Release date: December 4th
Running time: 114 minutes