Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness

Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness

Director: Joseph Dorman Cast: Mendy Cahan, Bel Kaufman, Hillel Halkin


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This documentary is a portrait of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem, whose popular Teyve stories inspired the Broadway smash Fiddler on the Roof. Peter Riegert and Rachel Dratch narrate the film, which features rare archival footage and an interview with Aleichem's granddaughter, author Bel Kauffman.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/24/2016
UPC: 0889290934550
Original Release: 2011
Source: Cinedigm Mod
Time: 1:34:00
Sales rank: 57,599

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mendy Cahan Participant
Bel Kaufman Participant
Hillel Halkin Participant
Sheldon Harnick Participant
Aaron Lansky Participant
Dan Miron Participant
Avram Nowersztern Participant
David Roskies Participant
Michael Stanislawski Participant
Ruth Wisse Participant
Alan Rosenberg Narrator
Peter Riegert Tevye
Rachel Dratch Sheyne Sheyndl/Stepmother
Jason Kravits Menachem Mendl
Daniel Lerman Motl the Cantor's Son

Technical Credits
Joseph Dorman Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Evan Benjamin Sound Mixer,Sound/Sound Designer
Sue Crystal Casting
Thalia Hoffman Production Manager
Aaron Kuhn Editor
Ken Levis Editor
Mark Mandler Sound/Sound Designer
Eddie Marritz Cinematographer
Irene Ovdey Production Manager
Amit Sethi Animator
Amanda Zinoman Editor
John Zorn Score Composer

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