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Steve Axelrod in Everyday People

Everyday People

2004 NR

Independent filmmaker Jim McKay wrote and lensed this story about a Jewish-owned deli in Brooklyn called Raskins, which serves an almost exclusively black clientele. After years in business, owner Ira (Jordan Gelber) considers selling out to a big corporation. The decision comes as part of the city's urban renewal program, but how will it go down with Ira's employees and customers? Not like a bottle of Dr. Brown's Celery Tonic, we wager.