About the film
tradition parent child relationship dream musical pogrom based on play or musical breaking the fourth wall milkman russian orthodox church judaism tavern constable suitor russian soldier elopement fiddler early 1900s
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|
This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century Czarist Russia. Nominated for eight Academy Awards.