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Polish Bar (2010) Online
Original Title :
Polish Bar
Genre :
Movie / Drama
Year :
Directror :
Ben Berkowitz
Cast :
James Badge Dale,Judd Hirsch,Meat Loaf
Writer :
Ben Berkowitz,Ben Redgrave
Type :
Time :
1h 39min
Rating :
Polish Bar (2010) Online

Polish Bar is a story of faith, loyalty and family. Reuben is a young, middle-class Jew who is fed up with the family jewelry business. He looks for respect by trying to prove himself as a Hip Hop DJ and working for Polish criminals at the local strip club.
Credited cast:
James Badge Dale James Badge Dale - Tommy
Judd Hirsch Judd Hirsch - Uncle Sol
Meat Loaf Meat Loaf - Joe
Vincent Piazza Vincent Piazza - Reuben
Richard Belzer Richard Belzer - Hershel
Golden Brooks Golden Brooks - Ebony
Dov Tiefenbach Dov Tiefenbach - Moises
Maestro Harrell Maestro Harrell - Dawan
Joe Minoso Joe Minoso - Jose
Lanre Idewu Lanre Idewu - Second Officer
Janet Ulrich Brooks Janet Ulrich Brooks - Judith
Ray Austin Ray Austin - Rooney
Matthew Gold Matthew Gold - Joel
Pamela Shaw Pamela Shaw - Mama
Chingy Chingy - Fat Moe

On the seventh day of principal photography, two-time Oscar winner Janusz Kaminski paid a surprise visit to the Chicago set. Kaminski is a former student of Chicago's Columbia College.

User reviews



Ben Berkowitz is a rising director to be watched. This is only his second feature, and it is stunning! A gritty tale told with heart and soul! His casting choices are nothing short of brilliant (a mix of seasoned actors and star turns by young ones), and his script and cinematography are impeccable. Saw this at Toronto's Jewish Film Festival. I am a 25-year veteran of film festivals, and this work was riveting! It is also good to see something shot in the streets of Chicago...don't know why this city isn't used more as a location for film shoots. God knows it is very "photogenic". It would be a shame if the politics of distribution were to send this gem of a film straight to video, 'cause that would be a travesty!

Ben, if you read this review, I introduced myself to you at the Bloor cinema post-screening and told you that you have a brilliant career ahead of you. I also have a friend here in Toronto who is a mystery writer and may be on the lookout for a hot director like you to turn his books to screen. I've told him about you already.

Frank Vetere Toronto, Canada