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The Shvitz

1993 Rated NR 1hr 28m

This affectionate documentary takes viewers into the steam to uncover a fascinating community of "shvitzers" -- that's Yiddish for people who sweat. Included among the regulars who gather to find renewal are poets, rabbis, masseuses, and gangsters.

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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

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; director and editor commentary; two bonus films "The City" and "Third Avenue El"; director and crew biographies.