"Admission" movie quotes provide the laughs in the romantic comedy about an admissions officer at Princeton who might have found a son she gave up for adoption in a potential student. Based on the novel of the same name by Jean Hanff Korelitz, "Admission" was directed by Paul Weitz using a screenplay by Karen Croner and Aline Brosh McKenna. "Admission" was released in the United States on March 22, 2013.
In "Admission," Portia Nathan (Tina Fey) is a successful single woman who works as an admissions officer at Princeton University. In addition to dealing with her occasionally condescending and quirky mother, Susannah (Lily Tomlin), Portia has to put up with parents and students looking to get an in at the university, often through inappropriate bribes. Also, she learns that her boss Clarence (Wallace Shawn) is retiring leaving her and another woman, Corinne (Gloria Reuben), to fight for the promotion.
One day she receives a call from John Pressman (Paul Rudd) at an alternative school requesting she visit their campus. There, she is introduced to a very special student, Jeremiah (Nat Wolff), plus many other unconventional happenings, like a cow in labor. As Portia and John begin a romantic relationship, John reveals that he thinks Jeremiah might be Portia's son, whom she gave up for adoption in college. Portia is faced with the struggle between helping Jeremiah, whose application is weak, get into Princeton while trying to wow her boss for the promotion, something that is not an easy task."Admission" joins a great winter 2012-13 movie season which also includes many other great movies like "The Croods," "Upside Down," "Ginger & Rosa," "The Call," "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone," "Emperor," "Dead Man Down," "Oz: The Great and Powerful," "Stoker," "Phantom," "Jack and the Giant Slayer," "Dark Skies," "Snitch," "Beautiful Creatures," "Escape From Planet Earth 3D," "A Good Day to Die Hard," "Side Effects," and "Identity Thief."