The Komediant Poster

Release Date: 2002

DVD Release Date: August 24th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
The glory days of the Yiddish stage are brought to life in this bittersweet saga of a legendary theatrical family, the Bursteins. Smoothly incorporating rare archival footage and interviews with Yiddish stage veterans (including Fyvush Finkel and Shifra Lerer), this tightly edited, briskly paced documentary is as richly bittersweet-filled with laughter and tears, schmaltz and gritas the Yiddish theater itself.

Cast: Mike Burstyn, Lillian Lux, Susan Burstein-Roth, Fyvush Finkel, Shifra Lerer, Israel Becker, Mina Bern

Director: Arnon Goldfinger

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: Rise, Engaging, Amusing

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