Brighton Beach Memoirs
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Brighton Beach Memoirs
Neil Simon's anecdotal, semi-autobiographical comedy paints a portrait of Eugene, a Jewish teenager in 1937 Brooklyn living with his extended family. Against a background of his family's financial and emotional struggles, young Eugene learns the lessons of young adulthood and discovers the wonders of the opposite sex.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 70%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Poignant portrayal of puberty has sexual content, profanity."
‑ Grace Montgomery, Common Sense Media
"The general measure of audience enjoyment for a film based on Simon has everything to do with one's tolerance for the playwright."
‑ Jordan Hiller,
"A warm & witty memoir from Neil Simon."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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