Me and Orson Welles
In a whirlwind week in 1937 in New York City, a young aspiring actor named Richard is thrown into the middle of Orson Welles Mercury Theatre Company on the eve of the opening of Welles historic staging of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. During this week he will find romance with a worldly older woman, becomes immersed in a creative experience few are afforded and learn the downside of crossing the imperious, brilliant Welles. Richard is about to grow up fast.
Cast: Ben Chaplin, Eddie Marsan, Claire Danes, Zac Efron, Zoe Kazan
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Written by: Robert Kaplow, Holly Gent Palmo
Running time: 1hr 54min
Opens: Nov 25, 2009 NY/LA
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