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Mandy Patinkin Mandy Patinkin
Avigdor
Amy Irving Amy Irving
Hadass
Nehemiah Persoff Nehemiah Persoff
Reb Mendel 'Papa'
Steven Hill Steven Hill
Reb Alter Vishkower
Allan Corduner Allan Corduner
Shimmele
David de Keyser David de Keyser
Rabbi Zalman
Bernard Spear Bernard Spear
Tailor


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Jack Rosenthal Jack Rosenthal
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Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand
(screenplay)


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Description: Barbra Streisand became the first woman to write, produce, direct, and star in a major Hollywood film with this charming, gender-bending musical adaptation of an Isaac Bashevis Singer story. She shines as a young Jewish woman living in a turn-of-the-century Polish shtetl who is forced to masquerade as a man in order to pursue an education—a situation that soon grows complicated when love enters the picture. Costarring fellow show-business legend Mandy Patinkin and featuring an Oscar-winning score by Michel Legrand (including Streisand’s iconic rendition of “Papa, Can You Hear Me?”), YENTL is a sensational showcase for it ... (more)
Release date: 6 January 1984
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