About the film
immigrant baltimore rabbi synagogue bar mitvah nostalgia semi autobiographical 1940s 1910s
Release Date: October 05, 1990
|Slogan||:||«Three generations of family. They shared a dream called America in a place called Avalon.»|
|Production Companies||:||TriStar Pictures, Baltimore Pictures|
|Producers||:||Ellen Chenoweth, Barry Levinson, Mark Johnson|
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.