Genre: Drama Age Rating: R Quality: DVD Rip Rating: 5.5
 Around the Fire (1998) (More Info)
IMDB User Ratings: 5.5 (616 votes)
Around the Fire 1998 Cover
DirectorJohn JacobsenMusicBC Smith
Year 1998Runtime 1 Hour 46 Minutes
Country USAProducers John W. Comerford Lance Rosen Tommy Rosen
IMDb Rating 5.5Language English
Genre Drama CastDevon Sawa, Bill Smitrovich, Tara Reid, Eric Mabius....
 Summary
Around the Fire is the deeply resonant story of a boy named Simon, who despite being raised in an upper-class Manhattan household with all its privileges--and restrictions--is haunted by the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of his mother. In Simon's eyes, his high-powered businessman father Matt wasted no time in remarrying his stepmother Lauren, a woman with a perfect facade whom he suspects of having an affair with Matt long before his mother's demise. When Simon is sent away to boarding school in preparation to attend Princeton, he meets Andrew, who introduces him to marijuana and LSD, and immerses him into a whole new world populated by dreamers, artists, utopians, flower children and partiers who spend the better part of their lives "on tour" at musical festivals. Simon is deeply moved by the beauty and freedom of these people, and feels they are the family he has always sought. At his very first concert Simon meets Jennifer, a beautiful young hippie to whom he is ...