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Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by Norman Jewison

USA | 181 minutes | 1971

English, Hebrew Russian

An outstanding accomplishment in every category, 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, including Best Picture and Best Director, and featuring such classic songs as "If I Were A Rich Man," "Matchmaker" and "Sunrise, Sunset," Fiddler on the Roof is a universal story of hope, love and acceptance that is a stunning, joyful, and jubilant musical masterpiece.
Director Norman Jewison
Countries of Production USA
Year of Presentation 1971
Language(s) English, Hebrew Russian
Premiere Status
Runtime 181 minutes
Principal Cast Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Michele Marsh
Award(s)

Winner of 3 Academy Awards

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