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Liberty Heights (1999)

R 11/17/1999 (US) Drama 2h 7m
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This semi-autobiographical film by Barry Levinson follows various members of the Kurtzman clan, a Jewish family living in suburban Baltimore during the 1950s. As teenaged Ben completes high school, he falls for Sylvia, a black classmate, creating inevitable tensions. Meanwhile, Ben's brother, Van, attends college and becomes smitten with a mysterious woman while their father tries to maintain his burlesque business.

  1. Barry Levinson

    Director, Writer

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  1. Adrien Brody

    Adrien Brody

    Van Kurtzman

  2. Ben Foster

    Ben Foster

    Ben Kurtzman

  3. Orlando Jones

    Orlando Jones

    Little Melvin

  4. Bebe Neuwirth

    Bebe Neuwirth

    Ada Kurtzman

  5. Joe Mantegna

    Joe Mantegna

    Nate Kurtzman

  6. David Krumholtz

    David Krumholtz


  7. Rebekah Johnson

    Rebekah Johnson


  8. Richard Kline

    Richard Kline

    Charlie, Nate's Assistant

  9. Vincent Guastaferro

    Vincent Guastaferro

    Pete, Nate's Assistant

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