Hester Street

  • 1975
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Drama

Neglected piece of history receives atmospheric examination as old customs are replaced by assimilation. Keats is a young Jewish immigrant living on the title street while his wife Kane and their child are waiting back in the Old World. While trying to earn the money to bring them to the US, he becomes increasingly Americanized. He soon becomes involved...read more

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(Movie Clip) Is This Poland?
Lower East Side, 1896, Polish immigrants Jake (Steven Keats), Mamie (Dorrie Kavanugh), Joe (Stephen Strimpell) and Fanny (Lauren Frost) converse and m (more…)
(Movie Clip) For What Purpose?
Heretofore playboy Polish immigrant Jake (Steven Keats) arrives at Ellis Island to collect his wife Gitl (Carol Kane, in her Academy Award-nominated r (more…)

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  • Released: 1975
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Neglected piece of history receives atmospheric examination as old customs are replaced by assimilation. Keats is a young Jewish immigrant living on the title street while his wife Kane and their child are waiting back in the Old World. While trying to ear… (more)

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