Berkeley is the story of Ben Sweet, an eighteen year old boy who comes to UC Berkeley in 1968 to study accounting and avoid the draft. There begins an odyssey through sex, drugs, rock and roll, and political activism which turns his world upside down and leaves him on a path of exploration and self-discovery, far from the life of his father, Sy Sweet. The film depicts a group of young people protesting the Vietnam War. Written by
It's a movement. It's a party. It's history.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for drug use, sexuality, language and some violence
Did You Know?
When hitchhiking, Ben is picked up by someone driving a 1973-5 Chevrolet Nova (the front turn signals were located in the bumper through the 1972 model year). See more