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Hester Street

(Film - 1975)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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The story of a young Russian Jewish immigrant. Married to a man who is torn between the old ways and the desire to become Americanized, the young woman must struggle to find her own identity. Filmed on the Lower East Side of New York City. (Does not circulate)
Statement of Responsibility: Raphael Silver for Midwest Films
Title: Hester Street
[motion picture]
Publisher: New York : Cinema 5, 1975
Characteristics: 3 film reels (91 min.) : sd. b&w. ;16 mm.
Notes: Adapted from the novel Yekl by Abraham Cahan
Credits: Director, Joan Micklin Silver
Performers: Carol Kane, Steven Keats, Dorrie Kavannaugh.
Summary: The story of a young Russian Jewish immigrant. Married to a man who is torn between the old ways and the desire to become Americanized, the young woman must struggle to find her own identity. Filmed on the Lower East Side of New York City. (Does not circulate)
Subject Headings: New York (N.Y.) Fiction Emigration and immigration Fiction Women Fiction Jews Fiction Feature films
Topical Term: Emigration and immigration
Women
Jews
Feature films
Additional Contributors: Silver, Joan Micklin
Kane, Carol 1952-
Branch Call Number: M16 2280 H
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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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