Yentl

  • 1983
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Musical

Isaac Bashevis Singer's beautiful short story "Yentl, the Yeshiva Boy" is turned into a musical ego trip in Barbra Streisand's directorial debut. Set in Eastern Europe in 1904, the story concerns the fortunes of Yentl (Streisand), a girl who wants to study the Torah. Strict Jewish law prohibits such knowledge for women, but Yentl won't give in to community...read more

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Yentl - Trailer
00:26 — In turn-of-the-century Eastern Europe, a young woman disguises herself as a man in order to pursue the education traditionally forbidden to Jewish wom (more…)
Yentl - Official Trailer
03:15 — In turn-of-the-century Eastern Europe, a young woman disguises herself as a man in order to pursue the education traditionally forbidden to Jewish wom (more…)
Yentl - (Original Trailer)
Barbara Streisand stars in and directs Yentl (1983) based on Isaac Bashevis Singer's story of a Jewish girl who passes as a boy to study the Torah.

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  • Released: 1983
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Isaac Bashevis Singer's beautiful short story "Yentl, the Yeshiva Boy" is turned into a musical ego trip in Barbra Streisand's directorial debut. Set in Eastern Europe in 1904, the story concerns the fortunes of Yentl (Streisand), a girl who wants to study… (more)

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