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The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  11 April 1974 (Canada)
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The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well ... See full summary »

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Irwin (as Allan Migicovsky)
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Bernie Farber
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The younger son of a working-class Jewish family in Montreal, Duddy Kravitz yearns to make a name for himself in society. This film chronicles his short and dubious rise to power, as well as his changing relationships with family and friends. Along the way the film explores the themes of anti-semitism and the responsibilities which come with adulthood. Written by Isabel Piedmont <ipiedmon@indiana.edu>

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There's a little bit of Duddy Kravitz in everyone.

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Comedy | Drama

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11 April 1974 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

L'apprentissage de Duddy Kravitz  »

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Budget:

CAD 910,000 (estimated)

Gross:

SEK 3,308,255 (Sweden)
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Trivia

Christine Lahti designated this film and "Long Day's Journey into Night" as her all-time favorites in an AFI poll. See more »

Goofs

Although film is set in early Fifties, in scene immediately following roulette game, logo on Pepsi-Cola sign outside café dates from much later - late Fifties or early Sixties. See more »

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Spoofed in Love and Death (1975) See more »

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Camptown Races
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Music by Stephen Foster
Arranged by Stanley Myers
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Yes that means you, Mr. Computer.

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Yes that means you, Mr. Computer.

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Yes that means you, Mr. Computer.

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