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Release Date: January 06, 2006Running Time: 85 mins.
MPAA Rating: None
Genre: Comedy, Drama


Paul Calderon

Cliff Gorman

Damian Young

Heather Burns

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Joe Peltz, a young man in 1980s New York, buys into a squatter tenement in the Lower East Side neighborhood where his immigrant grandparents first settled, hoping to make a life for his new wife Annabelle and the baby they have on the way. From the start, the former tenants of the apartment, and heads of "the corporation" that run the co-op, warn Joe and Annabelle that living in the building will be more than they bargained for, and that their relationship may not survive. Joe's Uncle Yakov is constantly reminding him that his "war zone" is not his grandmother's neighborhood anymore--there are junkies sleeping in his grandfather's old tailor shop, the building where his mother was born is no... Full Summary >>