Family Prayers Poster

Release Date: March 17th, 1993

PG|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
Andrew Jacobs (Tzvi Ratner-Stauber) is a Jewish teen preparing for his impending bar mitzvah and contending with the burden of growing up in a troubled home. Andrew's father, Martin (Joe Mantegna), has a serious gambling addiction that's causing harm to the family, and his wife, Rita (Anne Archer), unsuccessfully tries to get him to quit his compulsion. While Andrew hopes that his upcoming celebration will help his parents become closer again, things may not work out that way.

Cast: Joe Mantegna, Anne Archer, Tzvi Ratner-Stauber, Patti LuPone, Allen Garfield, Paul Reiser, Conchata Ferrell, Shiri Appleby

Director: Scott Rosenfelt

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Father, Sister, Growing up, Los Angeles, Mother, Touching, Temptation, Emotional, 1960s