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The Chosen


The overemphatic acting of [[Performer~P81455~Robby Benson~robbybenson]] was something of an endurance test to certain critics of the 1980s, but even these carpers were impressed by [[Performer~P81455~Benson~robbybenson]]'s outstanding performance in The Chosen. Set in the Brooklyn of the 1940s, the film elucidates the friendship between two young Jews of differing factions. [[Performer~P81455~Benson~robbybenson]] is Hassidic, while [[Performer~P49188~Barry Miller~barrymiller]] is a Zionist. Though...more