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Me and Orson Welles

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Synopsis

The story of a whirlwind week in 1937 NYC when a young aspiring actor 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, Richard will find romance with a worldly older woman, become 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.

Details

Year
2009
Type of film
Features
Running Time
107 mins
Director
Richard Linklater
Producer
Steve Norris, John Sloss, Steve Christian
Co-Producer
Steve Norris, John Sloss, Steve Christian
Editor
Sandra Adair
Screenwriter
Holly Gent Palmo, Vince Palmo
Director of Photography
Richard Pope, BSC
Production Designer
Laurence Dorman
Sound
Colin Nicolson
Music
Michael J McEvoy
Principal Cast
Claire Danes, Zac Efron, Christian McKay

Genre

Production Company

CinemaNX Productions One Limited and Detour Film Production

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Company

Odyssey Entertainment Ltd
10a James Street
London WC2E 8BT
UK

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