Polish Bar (2009)

Polish Bar
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 36mins.
Genres Drama, Urban
Keywords Chicago, early 2000s, family, Illinois, Judaism, religion
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Ben Redgrave Director n/a 2 2000002
Effie T. Brown Producer n/a 3 3000001
Ben Berkowitz Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Ben Redgrave Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Ben Berkowitz Director n/a 2 2000001
Vincent Piazza Actor Reuben 1 1000005
Meat Loaf Actor Joe 1 1000002
Richard Belzer Actor Hershel 1 1000003
Judd Hirsch Actor Uncle Sol 1 1000004
James Badge Dale Actor Tommy 1 1000001
Reuben, a young middle-class Jew, 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 gangsters at the local strip club. In a world of sex, cocaine and violence, he encounters Ebony, a troubled young girl who clashes with Reuben's tough guy front. But when his Orthodox cousin, Moises, arrives he causes Reuben to question his own actions and beliefs. Family, greed and faith conspire against him as he struggles with the ludicrous underbelly of Chicago and his desire to make a name for himself.