The Historian

Fleeing a personal tragedy, Dr. Ben Rhodes takes a job at a new university, in a department chaired by once-celebrated historian Valerian Hadley, who now fights to rekindle his fading career while caring for an elderly father whose health fades faster by the day. Both feel a duty to impart the lessons of the past, even though they cannot seem to come to terms with their own complicated personal histories. Further complicating matters is a promising but needy graduate student, Anna (Jillian Taylor), who worships one and is smitten with the other. This is a dark, funny, humane drama that puts academia under the microscope and finds a mirror of human nature.

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Credits

Director:

  • Miles Doleac

Cast:

  • William Sadler
  • Miles Doleac
  • Colin Cunningham
  • John Cullum
  • Jillian Taylor
  • Glynnis O'Connor
  • Leticia Jimenez

Writer:

  • Miles Doleac

Producers:

  • Miles Doleac
  • Mackenzie Westmoreland
  • Ryan H. Jackson
  • John Lawrence Doleac
  • Nate Meyer

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