Avalon (1990)

Three generations of family. They shared a dream called America in a place called Avalon.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1990-10-05
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 74 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 6min
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  • Production Company: TriStar Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Barry Levinson
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From 74 Ratings


A Polish-Jewish family comes to the U.S. at the beginning of the twentieth century. There, the family and their children try to make themselves a better future in the so-called promised land.

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  • Leo Fuchs

    as Hymie Krichinsky
  • Eve Gordon

    as Dottie Krik
  • Lou Jacobi

    as Gabriel Krichynsky
  • Armin Mueller-Stahl

    as Sam Krichinsky
  • Elizabeth Perkins

    as Ann Kaye
  • Joan Plowright

    as Eva Krichinsky
  • Kevin Pollak

    as Izzy Kirke
  • Aidan Quinn

    as Jules Kaye
  • Israel Rubinek

    as Nathan Krichinsky
  • Elijah Wood

    as Michael Kaye
  • Grant Gelt

    as Teddy Kirke
  • Mindy Loren Isenstein

    as Mindy Kirk
  • Shifra Lerer

    as Nellie Krichinsky
  • Mina Bern

    as Alice Krichinsky
  • Frania Rubinek

    as Faye Krichinsky
  • Neil Kirk

    as Herbie
  • Ronald Guttman

    as Simka
  • Rachel Aviva

    as Elka
  • Sylvia Weinberg

    as Mrs. Parkes
  • Ralph Tabakin

    as Principal Dunn
  • Steve Aronson

    as Moving Man
  • Miles A. Perman

    as Gas Attendant
  • Beatrice Yoffe

    as Nursing Home Receptionist
  • Brian Sher

    as Country Club Page
  • Frank Tamburo

    as Mugger
  • Patrick Flynn

    as Fire Chief
  • Herb Levinson

    as Rabbi at Funeral
  • Paul Quinn

    as K & K Employee
  • Kevin Blum

    as Young Jules
  • Alvin Myerovich

    as The Father
  • Moishe Rosenfeld

    as William as a Young Man
  • Michael Krauss

    as Sam as a Young Man
  • Michael Edelstein

    as Gabriel as a Young Man
  • Bernardo Hiller

    as Hymie as a Young Man
  • Brian Shait

    as Nathan as a Young Man
  • Dawne Hindle

    as Eva as a Young Woman
  • Christine Mosere

    as Nellie as a Young Woman
  • Anna Bergman

    as Alice as a Young Woman
  • Mary Lechter

    as Faye as a Young Woman
  • Barbara Morris

    as Mollie as a Young Woman
  • Tom Wood

    as Michael as an Adult
  • Christopher James Lekas

    as Michael's Son - Sam
  • Ava Eileen Quinn

    as David as a Baby
  • David Thornhill

    as David at 8 Months
  • Jordan Young

    as David at 10 Years
  • Tammy Walker

    as Camera Girl
  • David Long

    as TV Commercial Director
  • Brenda Alford

    as Night Club Singer
  • Thomas Joy

    as Country Club Singer
  • Jamie Zemarel

    as Supper Club Singer
Art Linda DeScenna Set Decoration
Art Norman Reynolds Production Design
Production Ellen Chenoweth Casting
Writing Barry Levinson Screenplay
Directing Barry Levinson Director
Production Barry Levinson Producer
Production Mark Johnson Producer
Editing Stu Linder Editor
Sound Randy Newman Original Music Composer
Camera Allen Daviau Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Gloria Gresham Costume Design
Art Fred Hole Art Direction
Art Edward Richardson Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Irving Buchman Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Paul Gebbia Makeup Artist