Me and Orson Welles is a 2008 British-American period-drama film directed by Richard Linklater and starring Zac Efron, Christian McKay, and Claire Danes. Based on Robert Kaplow's novel of the same name, the story, set in 1937 New York, tells of a teenager hired to perform in Orson Welles's stage production of Julius Caesar, where he becomes attracted to a career-driven production assistant.
The film was shot in London and New York and on the Isle of Man in February, March, and April 2008, and was released in the United States on November 25, 2009 and the United Kingdom on December 4, 2009.
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“Uncle Joe Grandi: Who are you talking about?
Susan Vargas: Im talking about you, you ridiculous, old- fashioned, jug-eared, lop-sided, little Caesar.
Uncle Joe Grandi: I didnt get that, señora. Youll have to talk slow.”
—Orson Welles (19151985)
“The director is simply the audience. So the terrible burden of the director is to take the place of that yawning vacuum, to be the audience and to select from what happens during the day which movement shall be a disaster and which a gala night. His job is to preside over accidents.”
—Orson Welles (19151984)