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The Komediant

Release Date: April 5th, 2002

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.

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Genres: Documentary

Distributor: New Yorker Films

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