Picks and Pans Review: Kurt Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron

UPDATED 08/14/1995 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 08/14/1995 at 01:00 AM EDT

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In this intriguing futuristic fable based on a Vonnegut short story, the most prized ideal in the year 2053 is absolute uniformity. One young man (Rudy's Sean Astin) is, to his enormous chagrin, an overachiever in a dumbed-down world. Look for droll cameos from Sean's father, John Astin, Howie Mandel, Andrea Martin, Buck Henry and others.

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