• Liberal Arts (2012)

Liberal Arts

Release Date: September 14th, 2012

DVD Release Date: December 18th, 2012

PG-13 |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

A New York college adviser (Josh Radnor) becomes involved with a student (Elizabeth Olsen) when he returns to his alma mater in Ohio for a favorite professor's (Richard Jenkins) retirement party.

Cast: Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins, Allison Janney, John Magaro, Elizabeth Reaser, Zac Efron, Kate Burton

Director: Josh Radnor

Genres: Romance , Comedy drama

Production Co: BCDF Pictures

Keywords: Love, Forbidden love, Engaging

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    There is a word to explain why this particular film so appealed to me. Reader, that word is "escapism." If you understand why I used the word "reader" in just that way, you are possibly an ideal viewer for this movie. show more

  • 30
    Mark JenkinsNPR

    Jesse's nobility is one of the primary reasons Liberal Arts is so hard to take. show more

  • 60
    The Hollywood Reporter

    A coming-of-middle-age comedy running on somewhat less than a full tank, Liberal Arts possesses enough comedic moments to approach crowd-pleasing status. show more

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