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Hester Street

(DVD - 2004)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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A young Jewish woman comes to America in the 1890s and discovers that her husband has given up the ways of the old country, gotten a new girlfriend, and started a new life.
Title: Hester Street
[videorecording]
Publisher: [Chatsworth, Calif.] : Home Vision Entertainment, c2004
Edition: Special ed. widescreen
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (90 min.) :,sd., b&w ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: Midwest Films presents ; directed by Joan Micklin Silver ; produced by Raphael D. Silver ; screenplay by Joan Micklin Silver
Notes: Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Special features: audio commentary by Joan Micklin Silver and Raphael Silver; interviews with Joan Micklin Silver and Raphael Silver, Carol Kane and Doris Roberts; excerpt from Heritage, civilization and the Jews
"New digital transfer enhanced for 16:9 televisions."--Container
Videodisc release of the 1975 motion picture
Based on Yekl by Abraham Cahan
Summary: A young Jewish woman comes to America in the 1890s and discovers that her husband has given up the ways of the old country, gotten a new girlfriend, and started a new life.
ISBN: 9780780029392
0780029399
Branch Call Number: DVD Drama HESTER
Credits: Director of photography, Kenneth Van Sickle ; editor, Katherine Wenning ; music, William Bolcom.
Performers: Mel Howard, Carol Kane, Dorrie Kavanaugh, Stephen Keats, Doris Roberts.
System Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Other Language: In English and Yiddish with English subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Subject Headings: Man-woman relationships Drama Immigrants Drama Americanization Drama Jews Cultural assimilation United States Drama Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 Film adaptations
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Feature films
Topical Term: Man-woman relationships
Immigrants
Americanization
Jews
Publisher No: HES 020 Home Vision Entertainment
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Written and directed by Joan Micklin Silver this movie shows the struggle of the immigrant experience.


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Dec 31, 2013
  • lynnwl rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I only watched the first part of the dvd, as it seemed very boring to me and kind of silly

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