Liberal Arts

Genre:  Comedy, Drama
Running Time:  97 min.
Release Date: September 14, 2012 (limited)

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Cast: Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen, Zac Efron, Allison Janney, Richard Jenkins, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Burton

Synopsis

Bookish and newly single Jesse Fisher is a university admissions counselor in his mid-thirties living in NYC who returns to his Ohio alma mater for a retirement dinner honoring his favorite English professor. A chance meeting on campus with 19-year-old Zibby - a precocious undergrad who loves classical music, improv and Twilight - awakens in Jesse long-dormant feelings of possibility and connection.

The pair strikes up a long-distance epistolary romance, prompting Jesse to return to campus for another visit. Although Zibby appears beyond her years, the age-difference between the budding paramours weights heavily on Jesse, who is torn between moving forward in life, and holding on to the indelible memories of his own university years.

Director: Josh Radnor
Studio: IFC Films
Producer(s): Jesse Hara, Claude Dal Farra, Brice Dal Farra, Lauren Munsch, Josh Radnor
Screenplay: Josh Radnor

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