Liberty Heights Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 1652

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 37

Theatrical Release Date: 11/17/1999

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Comedy

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Barry Levinson

Actors: Adrien Brody, Ben Foster, Orlando Jones, Bebe Neuwirth, Joe Mantegna, David Krumholtz

Plot: Baltimore 1954-55 - the world is changing and a family is changing with the times. Ben, a high school senior, strikes up a friendship with black student Sylvia; his older brother Van parties in with the WASP crowd and becomes involved with a debutante and their father loses big in the numbers game but finds a way back in with Little Melvin. -- Chris Kavan

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4/4

mitchellyoung - wrote on 07/27/2011

An under-appreciated gem from Barry Levinson that perfectly portrays themes of racism, youth, and coming of age. The cast, particularly a young Ben Foster, is spot on and the results are both funny, triumphant, and often very thought-provoking.

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