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School Ties (1992)

Director: Robert Mandel     Starring: Brendan Fraser Matt Damon
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Format: DVD
Sku: 40114586
UPC: 097363229070
UPC 14: 00097363229070
Rating: Game Rating Code
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When a jewish teenager is recruited by an elite new england prep school to aid their struggling football team, he is accepted until his religious beliefs are revealed. After much ridicule and scorn, his desire for acceptance is replaced by his need to defend his identity and heritage as a young jewish man.
Editor's Note
A working-class teenager receives a football scholarship to an elite New England prep school and enjoys acceptance as the team hero--until his classmates discover he is Jewish.


Video Features DVD, Widescreen, Dolby, Digital Audio, English, Dolby Digital (5.1) Surround Sound

Technical Info

Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Paramount
Video Release Date Release Date: 2/14/2012
Video Play Time Running Time: 107 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 1992
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 322907
Video UPC UPC: 00097363229070
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English [CC], English, French Dubbed
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Cast & Crew

Video Cast Info Brendan Fraser
Video Cast Info Amy Locane
Video Cast Info Chris O'Donnell
Video Cast Info Ben Affleck
Video Cast Info Andrew Lowery
Video Cast Info Matt Damon
Video Cast Info Robert Mandel - Director
Plot Summary
David Greene a good student and a great football player has been given the chance he has always hoped for, a prep boarding school education. A working class Jewish teenager he knows this opportunity to play ball at the academy will get him into the Ivy League university of his choice. In school, he keeps his religion a secret from his wealthy, prejudiced classmates. As the star player, David becomes the big man on campus. Yet after his heritage is revealed, the deep-seated hatred of his schoolmates rises to the surface.

Professional Reviews

USA Today
"...It's a rare movie that prefers a moral victory over a rah-rah one..." -- 3 out of 4 stars 09/18/1992 p.1D

Entertainment Weekly
Rating: B 08/11/1995 pp.58-9

Los Angeles Times
"...Director Robert Mandel provides his usual graceful pictorialism....Brendan Fraser is one of the few actors of his generation with a heroic presence..." 09/18/1992 p.F10

Chicago Sun-Times
"...Surprisingly effective....[Fraser] is crucial to the movie's success. His performance has to find the way between his character's ambition and pride..." 09/18/1992 p.43

Product Attributes

Product attributeActor:   Fraser,Brendan
Product attributeLabel:   Paramount Home Video
Product attributeMusic Format:   DVD
Product attributeVideo Format:   DVD
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