News and Tribune

March 21, 2013

Movie preview: “Admission”


Rated: PG-13 for language and some sexual material

Running time: 1 hr 57 min

Cast: Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Nat Wolff, Michael Sheen, Wallace Shawn

Plot: Years ago, Portia quietly placed her newborn son up for adoption. Now she’s got a great career recruiting students for Princeton University. One day she receives an unexpected call from her free-spirited college classmate, John, who runs an alternative high school that’s home to some very gifted students. One such student is Jeremiah, whom John believes could be the son that Portia gave up for adoption back in her youth. Meanwhile, as Portia puts her career in jeopardy by altering Jeremiah’s transcript, an unexpected romance begins to blossom.