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Avalon

PG

5 Oct 1990

2 hr 6 min

Drama

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Three generations of family. They shared a dream called America in a place called Avalon.
Avalon is the third in Levinson's semi-autobiographical series of four "Baltimore Films": Diner (1982), Tin Men (1987), Avalon (1990), and Liberty Heights (1999). The film is set in Baltimore in the early 1950s and explores the themes of Jewish assimilation into American life.

Details

Status: Released
Country: USA
Languages: Yiddish, English
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 4 wins & 11 nominations.

Production

Barry Levinson (Producer)
Mark Johnson (Producer)

Writing

(Screenplay)

Acting

Leo Fuchs (as Hymie Krichinsky)
Eve Gordon (as Dottie Krik)
Lou Jacobi (as Gabriel Krichynsky)
Armin Mueller-Stahl (as Sam Krichinsky)
Elizabeth Perkins (as Ann Kaye)
Joan Plowright (as Eva Krichinsky)
Aidan Quinn (as Jules Kaye)
Israel Rubinek (as Nathan Krichinsky)
Elijah Wood (as Michael Kaye)
Grant Gelt (as Teddy Kirke)
Kevin Pollak (as Izzy Kirke)

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