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Keeping Up With the Steins

Rating:PG-13 (for some crude language, nudity and brief drug references)
Genre:Comedy
Release Date:May 12, 2006
Running time:99 minutes
Cast:Jami Gertz, Daryl Hannah, Garry Marshall, Jeremy Piven, Doris Roberts
Director:Scott Marshall
Producer:A.D. Oppenheim, David Scharf, Mark Zakarin
Writer:Mark Zakarin
Distributor:Miramax Films

Description: Like the young Indian braves of long ago, Benjamin Fiedler is about to undergo an initiation rite that will take him from boy to man. But, rather than face the perils of the hunt, he must endure something far worse -- a Bar Mitzvah in Brentwood, Calif. It's not enough that Benjamin must stand in front of a Temple full of strangers chanting Hebrew, a language he doesn't understand. He must also cope with the efforts of his parents, Adam and Joanne, to splurge on a party-to-end-all-parties, a mega-bash where the Bar is more important that the Mitzvah and a Jewish Star means Neil Diamond. Above all, the Fiedlers must surpass the "Titanic"-themed Bar Mitzvah given by Adam's rival agent, Arnie Stein. With his circus-sized celebration, Arnie has thrown down the gauntlet. For the highly competitive Adam, the war is on. But when Adam's father Irwin, now a gray-haired hippie, and his spacey younger girlfriend arrive in their broken down camper, the Fiedler's plans are thrown into disarray. Every family has their own dysfunction and neuroses and the Fiedlers are certainly no exception. Despite this, they ultimately realize that family is the most precious bond that can't be broken (but it can be bent out of shape at times).

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