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R| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
The niece (Marisa Tomei) of a divorced man (Alan Arkin) helps raise his adolescent daughter (Natasha Lyonne) and two sons on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.

Cast: Natasha Lyonne , Alan Arkin , Marisa Tomei , Kevin Corrigan , Eli Marienthal , David Krumholtz , Jessica Walter , Carl Reiner

Director: Tamara Jenkins

Genres: Comedy

Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)

Release Date: January 1st, 1998|1 hr. 30 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Jenkins shows an innate gift for lacing laughs with the pain of experience -- Slums is based on her own life. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Writing and directing her first feature, Jenkins mines her life for nug gets everyone can relate to. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The film, written and directed by Tamara Jenkins, is pitched pretty firmly at that level of ambition: Broadly drawn characters, quick one-liners, squabbling family members, lots of sex. show more

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