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In the tradition of "Diner," "Tin Men," and "Avalon," Oscar-winning director Barry Levinson ("Man of the Year," "Sphere") continues with this story of 1950s Baltimore -- a period of great change with issues of race, religion and class distinction causing turmoil between two generations of a Jewish family. Starring Academy Award-winner Adrien Brody ("The Pianist," "The Thin Red Line"), Emmy and Golden Globe-nominee Joe Mantegna (TV's "The Last Don," "Three Amigos!"), Emmy-winner Bebe Neuwirth (TV's "Frasier," "How to Lose A Guy in 10 Days") and Orlando Jones ("The Replacements," TV's "Mad TV"). ". . .a grand slam. . . [Levinson's] best film." -- Daily Variety. ". . .an engrossing, heartfelt account of growing up in America. . . Levinson has cast his film with pure genius." -- The Hollywood Reporter.
Movie Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
- Reviews Counted: 46
- Fresh: 40
- Rotten: 6
- Average Rating: 7.3/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Offers a deeper immersion in that old '50s feeling than any other Hollywood film in recent memory.
Fresh: If more people followed Barry Levinson's example and made art after taking issue with something I've written, Hollywood and my mailbox would both benefit.
Fresh: Only the dourest dyspeptics will fail to enjoy it.
Fresh: A grand slam!
This movie had everything for me.the drama was thrilling ,and the love scenes were heart warming.
- Genre: Drama
- Released: 2000
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