About the film
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Fiddler on the Roof
Release Date: November 03, 1971
|Production Companies||:||United Artists, Cartier Productions, The Mirisch Company|
|Producers||:||Branko Lustig, Lynn Stalmaster, Norman Jewison, Walter Mirisch, Patrick J. Palmer, Larry DeWaay, Ted Lloyd|
|Writers||:||Arnold Perl, Joseph Stein, Sholom Aleichem, Sheldon Harnick|
In a small Jewish community in a pre-Revolutionary Russian village, a poor milkman, determined to find good husbands for his five daughters, consults the traditional matchmaker – and also has words with God.