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Liberal Arts

Rating:PG-13 (for sexual content including references, mature thematic material, and some teen drinking)
Genre:Comedy, Drama
Release Date:September 14, 2012
Running time:97 minutes
Cast:Zac Efron, Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Reaser, Elizabeth Olsen, Allison Janney
Director:Josh Radnor
Producer:Josh Radnor, Claude Dal Farra, Brice Dal Farra, Lauren Munsch, Jesse Hara
Writer:Josh Radnor
Distributor:IFC Films

Web Site: http://www.ifcfilms.com/films/liberal-arts

Description: 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.

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