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The Komediant

2000 Rated NR 1hr 25m

Wistful and melancholy recollections of Yiddish theatre are conveyed in this documentary, which centers on the story of the Burstein family. The family honed their talents in New York and eventually became stars of the genre as they traveled around the world, acting, singing, dancing and telling jokes in Yiddish. The film also chronicles the history of Yiddish theatre, from its beginnings to its eventual decline brought on by the Holocaust.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Hebrew: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Yiddish: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.