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School Ties [DVD] [1992]

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Release Date:10/24/2017
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    School Ties
    An assemblage of young Hollywood actors poised for stardom marked this tale of anti-Semitism at a 1950s prep school. Brendan Fraser stars as David Greene, a working-class Jewish quarterback from Scranton, Pennsylvania, who is offered a senior year scholarship to a prestigious New England academy. It's David's ticket to an Ivy League education and a way out of his Rust Belt hometown, but there's one condition: the school's elders ask him to be discreet about his religion. At first willing to do so, David struggles with his silence about his faith as his popularity grows. David strikes up a friendship with his roommate Chris Reece (Chris O'Donnell) and a possible romance with Sally Wheeler (Amy Locane), a student at a nearby girls' school. When jealous classmate Charlie Dillon (Matt Damon) learns David's secret at an alumni party, he exposes the school's new gridiron hero, and David faces the full force of religious intolerance from the prejudiced WASP institution. Also featuring early performances from Ben Affleck, Anthony Rapp, and Cole Hauser, School Ties was loosely based on the real-life experiences of producer Dick Wolf, creator of TV's popular series Law & Order. ~ Karl Williams, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Brendan Fraser
      Brendan Fraser - David Greene
    • Matt Damon
      Matt Damon - Charlie Dillon
    • Chris O'Donnell
      Chris O'Donnell - Chris Reece
    • Randall Batinkoff
      Randall Batinkoff - Rip Van Kelt
    • Andrew Lowery
      Andrew Lowery - McGivern




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