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.