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Me and Orson Welles is a British film of genre Drama directed by Richard Linklater released in USA on 25 november 2009 with Zac Efron

Me and Orson Welles (2009)

Me and Orson Welles
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Released in USA 25 november 2009
Length 1h53
Directed by
Genres Drama,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama,    Romance
Rating66% 3.3486553.3486553.3486553.3486553.348655

Me and Orson Welles is a 2008 British-American period drama film directed by Richard Linklater and starring Zac Efron, Christian McKay, and Claire Danes. Based on Robert Kaplow's novel of the same name, the story, set in 1937 New York, tells of a teenager hired to perform in Orson Welles's groundbreaking stage adaptation of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. He becomes attracted to a career-driven production assistant.

The film was shot in London and New York and on the Isle of Man in February, March and April 2008, and was released in the United States on November 25, 2009, and the United Kingdom on December 4, 2009.

McKay's portrayal of Welles was recognized with a multitude of accolades, and Me and Orson Welles was named one of the top ten independent films of the year by the National Board of Review.

Synopsis

In New York City in the fall of 1937, 17-year-old high-school student Richard Samuels meets Orson Welles, who unexpectedly offers him the role of Lucius in Caesar, the first production of his new Mercury Theatre repertory company. The company is immersed in rehearsals at its Broadway theater. Charmed by Welles, Richard infers that he is having an affair with the leading actress while his wife is pregnant. Richard finds ambitious production assistant Sonja Jones is attracted to him.

Actors

Zac Efron

(Richard Samuels)
Christian McKay

(Orson Welles)
Claire Danes

(Sonja Jones)
Ben Chaplin

(George Coulouris)
Zoe Kazan

(Gretta Alder)
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