The Angel Levine Poster

Release Date: 1970

DVD Release Date: October 15th, 2002

PG-13|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
Unable to work due to a back injury, elderly Jewish tailor Morris Mishkin (Zero Mostel) spends his days caring for his ill wife (Ida Kaminska) and wishing for happiness. After Morris sees a man (Harry Belafonte) die in the street, the man returns to Morris claiming to be a Jewish angel named Alexander Levine, who must perform a miracle within 24 hours to be confirmed as an angel. As his wife's health improves, Morris shows Alexander that renewing his faith may not be so easy.

Cast: Zero Mostel, Harry Belafonte, Ida Kaminska, Milo O'Shea, Gloria Foster, Barbara Ann Teer, Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson

Director: Jan Kadar

Genres: Fantasy

Production Co: Belafonte Enterprises

Keywords: 1970s, Transformation, New York City, Love, Amusing