Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness
Documentary
A portrait of the great writer whose stories became the basis of the Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof. Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness tells the tale of the rebellious genius who created an entirely new literature. Plumbing the depths of a Jewish world locked in crisis and on the cusp of profound change, he captured that world with brilliant humor. Sholem Aleichem was not just a witness to the creation of a new modern Jewish identity, but one of the very men who forged it. Rated No Rating .
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Directed by: Joseph Dorman
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Running time: 1hr 33min
Opens: Jul 08, 2011 NY
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