Writer-director Barry Levinson brings it all back home to Baltimore and delivers his funniest and most heartfelt film since DINER. It's 1954 and in the Jewish neighborhood of Forest Park, two generations of Kurtzman men are about to test the stringent lines
of racial and religious segregation that crisscross Baltimore and the minds of its residents. Ben (Ben Foster), whose high school has just been desegregated, falls for Sylvia (Rebekah Johnson), the pretty new African-American girl in his homeroom. His brother Van (Adrien Brody) braves a Halloween
party in the rich, WASPy part of town and falls in love with a patrician blonde named Dubbie (Carolyn Murphy), even t...