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The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz

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The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz Every producer has to start somewhere. In Duddy’s case, it’s bar mitzvah movies. Teamed with a pretentious director (”I see a slow dissolve into the boy’s racial memory”), Duddy (Richard Dreyfuss) becomes a mini-mogul. His start-up money comes from a drug smuggler, who suckers Duddy into being his courier. But hey, anybody who makes an art film called Happy Bar Mitzvah, Bernie! is probably getting what he deserves. A