Liberal Arts

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.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • Josh Radnor

Cast:

  • Zac Efron
  • Josh Radnor
  • Elizabeth Reaser
  • Elizabeth Olsen
  • Allison Janney
  • Richard Jenkins
  • Kate Burton
  • Michael Weston
  • Angelic Zambrana
  • John Magaro

Writer:

  • Josh Radnor

Producers:

  • Josh Radnor
  • Claude Dal Farra
  • Brice Dal Farra
  • Lauren Munsch
  • Jesse Hara

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