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Disillusioned with his career and depressed on the heels of a recent breakup, 35-year-old Jesse Fisher finds his bleak future looking up after agreeing to speak at his alma mater, and meeting a pretty college sophomore who reawakens his inner passions. Jesse (writer/director [[Performer~P347223~Josh Radnor~joshradnor]]) is beginning to feel as if his options are shrinking after his latest relationship fails, and his job begins to grow suffocating. But when his former college professor ([[Performer~P35464~Richard Jenkins~richardjenkins]]) requests that he speak at his upcoming retirement dinner, the increasingly reclusive thirtysomething sees it as a great opportunity to break out of his funk. Upon returning to his alma mater, Jesse finds his memories rushing back in a warm wave of nostalgia. Later, when Jesse forms a surprise connection with brassy college sophomore Zibby ([[Performer~P679679~Elizabeth Olsen~elizabetholsen]]), he finds himself suddenly reinvigorated, and possessing a newfound optimism for the future. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:September 14, 2012

Cast

Josh Radnor
as Jesse Fisher
Elizabeth Olsen
as Zibby
Richard Jenkins
as Professor Peter Hoberg
Allison Janney
as Professor Judith Fairfield
John Magaro
as Dean
Elizabeth Reaser
as Ana
Kate Burton
as Susan
Robert Desiderio
as David
Zac Efron
as Nat
Gregg Edelman
as Robert

Crew

Josh Radnor
Director
Josh Radnor
Producer
Josh Radnor
Screenwriter
Seamus Tierney
Cinematographer
Benjamin Toth
Composer (Music Score)
Michael R. Miller
Editor
Jade Healy
Production Designer
Peter Graham
Executive Producer
Paul Prokop
Executive Producer
Stephen Hays
Executive Producer
Deborah Newhall
Costume Designer
Chad Rosen
First Assistant Director
Jessica Kelly
Casting
Deborah Maxwell Dion
Casting
Olenka Denysenko
Script Supervisor
Kellie Morrison
Unit Production Manager
Kathryn Botkin
Second Assistant Director
Wendy Cox
Executive in Charge of Production
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