Blue Like Jazz
In Movie Theaters April 13, 2012
The About face: The book Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller spent 43 weeks on the New York Times
Best Seller list and has sold over 1.5 million copies to date.
The movie is based on the semi-autobiographical novel of the same name.
The Wild side: In Blue Like Jazz, Don (Marhall Allman), a pious nineteen-year-old sophomore at a Texas junior college, impulsively decides to escape his evangelical upbringing for life in the Pacific Northwest at one ofthe most progressive campuses in America, Reed College in Portland.
Upon arrival, Reed's surroundings and eccentric student body proves to be far different than he could possibly imagine from the environment from which he came, forcing him to embark on a journey of self-discovery to understand who he is and what he truly believes.
The Movie facts: The film boasts a cast of rising stars including Marshall Allman (True Blood), Claire Holt (The Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars), and Tania Raymonde (Lost).
Cast: Marshall Allman, Claire Holt, Tania Raymonde
Director: Steve Taylor
Movie Studio: Lionsgate
Rating: PG-13 (For adult themes, language)