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Levinson's semi-autobiographical account of his Russian-Jewish immigrant family's gradual dispersement upon encountering America's modern lifestyle.
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Avalon -- A Jewish family comes to USA at the beginning of the century and they and their children try to make themselves a better future in the promised land.
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From the Academy Award® winning director of Bugsy, Avalon is based loosely on Barry Levinson's own family and their real experiences emigrating to Baltimore in the early 20th century from Eastern Europe. The third in Levinson's group of "Baltimore" chronicles, which include Diner, Tin Men and Avalon.
After serving time with an ankle bracelet, Janne, a former party organizer, travels to Båstad to open an exclusive nightclub and get his life back on track. During the star-studded tennis week, he makes his final preparations before the opening, hangs out with his sister Jackie and enjoys life as a soon-to-be-crowned club king. But just a few days before the club’s premier, Janne causes a catastrophic accident and his increasingly desperate attempts to deal with the situation drags him into a dark downward spiral.
Janne, a 60 year old party promoter is arranging a nightclub at the annual tennis week in the small coastal town of Båstad, where he also teams up with his older sister Jackie. But an accident turns his life upside down and forced by the people around him, he desperately seeks a way out.
After serving time with an ankle bracelet, Janne, a former club promoter, travels to Båstad to open an exclusive nightclub and get his life back on track.
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