Me and Orson Welles Poster

Release Date: November 25th, 2009

DVD Release Date: September 13th, 2011

PG-13|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
After a chance encounter, theater-loving teen Richard Samuels (Zac Efron) gets the opportunity of a lifetime when famed director Orson Welles (Christian McKay) gives him a small role in his 1937 production of "Julius Caesar." Unexpectedly thrust into the heady world of the stage, Richard finds himself surrounded by ambition, clashing egos and sheer brilliance.

Cast: Zac Efron, Claire Danes, Christian McKay, Zoe Kazan, James Tupper, Leo Bill, Eddie Marsan, Ben Chaplin

Director: Richard Linklater

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Detour Filmproduction, CinemaNX

Distributors: Freestyle Releasing LLC

Keywords: 1930s, Quest, Love, Lighthearted, Inspiring, Rise, Emotional, New York City

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Nominated Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2009)