From award-winning director Richard Linklater (Dazed and Confused, School of Rock, Before Sunrise) comes Me and Orson Welles, a romantic coming-of-age tale set in the art deco glory of 1930s New York City. 17-year-old student Richard (Zac Efron, Hairspray, High School Musical) spends his days fantasising about the bright lights of Broadway. When he bumps into members of the Mercury Theatre company headed by none other than Orson Welles (in an extraordinary, award-wining performance by newcomer Christian McKay), and is given a small role in a visionary staging of ShakespeareGÇÖs Julius Caesar. RichardGÇÖs dreams seems destined to become a reality, and when he meets the beautiful production assistant, Sonja, he quickly falls madly in love with her. However, when Welles himself also notices Sonja's charms, Richard learns a harsh lesson about life, love and the irrepressible arrogance of celebrity. Charming, heart-warming and romantic, Me and Orson Welles is a celebration of love, theatre and the passions that inspire greatness.
Me and Orson Welles
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