- 2 hr 7 min
This is a romantic drama that takes place in Baltimore, Maryland from 1954 to 1955. It centers around two brothers Ben a high school senior and his older brother Van. This is a story of race relations, and coming of age for both Ben and Van. The two brothers are Jewish, there is extreme anti antisemitism they battle in their local neighborhood. So the plot shows the boys weighing what their hearts tell them to do versus their ability to please their disapproving parents. It's a story of family dynamics, and the way people cope with each other and heal.