Over the Tavern, a Touching Family Comedy
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Even though I did not go to Catholic grade school (though I did go to catechism classes), I have friends and relatives who did, and could identify with Rudy's doubts. (I did make my communion and confirmation).
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“Absolutely enchanting…a little bit of heaven.” —Chicago Tribune
It’s 1959 in Buffalo, New York – Elvis, drive-ins, and The Honeymooners made life fun and simple. Not for the Pazinski household though! Polish-Catholics Chet and Ellen live above their tavern with their four teenagers, each questioning family values in their own mischievous ways. And when wise-cracking 12-year-old Rudy questions the Roman Catholic Church to ruler-cracking Sister Clarissa before his confirmation, the outcome is a hilarious yet touching comedy that would even make the Cleavers at a loss for good advice!
Rating: PG, some mild adult language.