Slums of Beverly Hills

"Excellent"

Slums of Beverly Hills Review


Tamara Jenkins hits gold with this first effort, a funny portrayal of teen angst on the fringes of 1976 Beverly Hills. Natasha Lyonne is stellar as Vivian Abramowitz, a freshman coming to grips with her voluptuous body, nutty siblings, and deadbeat dad. Marisa Tomei is almost as good as Vivian's drug-rehab escapee cousin, who throws the Abramowitz family for a loop - but becomes their saving grace thanks to her wealthy father, who funds their existence "while she's clean." Which, of course, doesn't last long. A funny and light comedy, great for a rental.

Lyonne and her fashion sense.



Slums of Beverly Hills

Facts and Figures

Run time: 91 mins

In Theaters: Friday 14th August 1998

Budget: $5M

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox

Production compaines: Fox Searchlight Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Fresh: 48 Rotten: 12

IMDB: 6.6 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Vivian Abromowitz, as Murray Samuel Abromowitz, as Rita Abromowitz, as Rickey Abromowitz, as Rachel Hoffman, as Ben Abromowitz, as Eliot Arenson, as Belle Abromowitz


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