Fiddler on the Roof ()

directed by Norman Jewison
featuring Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann

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Norman Jewison's adaptation of the long-running Broadway musical is set in the Ukranian ghetto village of Anatevka (the film was actually lensed in Yugoslavia). Israeli actor Topol repeats his London stage role as Tevye the milkman, whose equilibrium is constantly being challenged by his poverty, the prejudicial attitudes of non-Jews, and the romantic entanglements of his five daughters. Whenever the weight of the world becomes too much for him, Tevye carries on lengthy conversations with God, who does not answer but is at ...

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Raymond A

Sep 2, 2014

Excellent classic movie. Most enjoyable. Outstanding cast.

Asourdough

Apr 24, 2009

Still "Fiddling" along...

A sensation when new, still worth an evening viewing.
The scenes of the emptying village were poignant but it was difficult to accept the idea that the folks would actually get to America. (It's a LONG walk!)

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