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Slums of Beverly Hills, 1998

Slums of Beverly Hills
Directed by: Tamara Jenkins
Written by: Tamara Jenkins
Language:  English
Country:  USA
Runtime:  91 min
MPAA Rating:  R
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The mood of Slums of Beverly Hills is sincere, touching, and bittersweet. The plot centers around a single parent, social differences, and coming of age. It is a drama, comedy, and independent movie. In approach, Slums of Beverly Hills is realistic. The setting is Beverly Hills. It happens in the 20th century. Slums of Beverly Hills is known for being critically acclaimed. Note that it includes brief nudity and profanity.

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This is a coming-of-age story about a young girl in 1970's Beverly Hills who must come to terms with... more

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Language: English
Country: USA
Release date: 14 August 1998
Runtime: 91 min

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Natasha Lyonne Natasha Lyonne As Vivian Abromowitz
Alan Arkin Alan Arkin As Murray Samuel Abromowitz
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The New Yorker
Writer-director Tamara Jenkins hits on a visual style that perfectly reflects her script's endearing juxtaposition of wackiness, sweetness, and sorrow.
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The Onion (A.V. Club)
Beneath the sitcom-like surface of Slums lies a realistic coming-of-age story, perfectly cast and effectively acted with just a hint of tragedy.
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Nice little film, if a little unfocused. Treads a fine line with over the top wantonness out of the good taste's ballpark or just plain silliness, but still at times manages to be genuinely funny. Natasha Lyonne's sizzling hotness in this is...
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This mean-spirited comedy seems to have been written from a sensability that out-does even the sleeziest of it's characters in crassness. Add the total lack of laughs and you've got the evil twin of Down & Out In Beverly Hills.
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