Berkeley
Berkeley (2007)

A young man is thrown into the center of the political and social tumult of the late '60s in this drama. It's 1968, and Ben Sweet (Nick Roth) is 18 years old and has just received his 1A draft classification. Ben does not want to go… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 29, 2008
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

Though "Berkeley" may be based on Bobby Roth's own experiences, he filters it through a narrative framework that feels distant and impersonal...

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Sura Wood
Hollywood Reporter

Guess you had to be there.

F.X. Feeney
L.A. Weekly

Roth's gift for unlocking the best in each of his actors does bring those long-ago times to life.

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Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat

The whole thing does have an air of verisimilitude, but it's also just a little too blandly generic.

Dennis Harvey
Variety

Only Henry Winkler as Ben's carpet-salesman pa has the joie de vivre the pic desperately needs.

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