Jewish immigrant Sam Krichinsky (based on Barry Levinson's grandfather) arrives in idyllic Avalon (a suburb of Baltimore) to join his four brothers who had come to America earlier. Levinson's semi-autobiographical film follows several generations of the Krichinskys-- a tight-knit group who...

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Corporate Author: Tri-Star Pictures,
Other Authors: Levinson, Barry,, Johnson, Mark, 1945 December 27-, Fuchs, Leo,, Gordon, Eve, 1960-, Jacobi, Lou,, Mueller-Stahl, Armin, 1930-, Perkins, Elizabeth, 1960-, Plowright, Joan,, Pollak, Kevin, 1958-, Quinn, Aidan,, Wood, Elijah, 1981-, Daviau, Allen,, Linder, Stu,, Newman, Randy,, Baltimore Pictures (Firm),, Mill Creek Entertainment,
Format: DVD
Published: [Golden Valley, Minnesota] : Mill Creek Entertainment, [2014]
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Online Access: Article: "Barry Levinson's 'Avalon' describes his family's coming to America" by Randi Henderson, The Baltimore Sun, September 28, 1990
Movie review by Hal Hinson, Washington Post, October 5, 1990
Movie review by Janet Maslin, New York Times, October 5, 1990