In the midst of his crumbling relationship, a radio show host begins speaking to his biggest fan, a young boy, via the telephone. But when questions about the boy's identity come up, the host's life is thrown into chaos.
Rated for language and some disquieting sexual content
A Long-Distance Friendship, and Then It Gets Strange, in 'The Night Listener'
Based on a novel by Armistead Maupin, which was based in turn on an episode in Mr. Maupin’s life, “The Night Listener” explores a shadowy region between truth and fiction.