Hester Street Movie Review 1975

Information and Film Reviews for Hester Street the Movie

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Set at the turn of the century, the film tells the story of a young Jewish immigrant who ventures to New York City to be with her husband. As she re-acquaints herself with her husband, she finds that he has abandoned his Old World ideals. The film speaks not only to preserving the heritage of the Jews, but to cherishing all heritages and cultures. Highly regarded upon release, unfortunately forgotten today.


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Available on VHS
Running time 92 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Period Piece: 1900s, Judaism, Immigration, New York, New York
Joan Micklin Silver
Carol Kane, Doris Roberts, Steven Keats, Mel Howard, Dorrie Kavanaugh, Stephen Strimpell
Kenneth Van Sickle
Joan Micklin Silver
William Bolcom
Time-Life Television

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