Yentl

2 hr 13 min | Movies You Love, Musicals | 1983

"In a time when the world of study belonged only to men, there lived a girl called Yentl..." Directed by and starring screen legend Barbra Streisand, a young woman takes her late brother's name and enters a Jewish religious school in early 20th century Poland. There, she masquerades as a boy in order to pursue her thirst for knowledge and befriends fellow student Avigdor (Mandy Patinkin).

"In a time when the world of study belonged only to men, there lived a girl called Yentl..." Directed by and starring screen legend Barbra Streisand, a young woman takes her late brother's name and enters a Jewish religious school in early 20th century Poland. There, she masquerades as a boy in order to pursue her thirst for knowledge and befriends fellow student Avigdor (Mandy Patinkin).

Details

Actor
Barbra Streisand, Mandy Patinkin, Amy Irving, Nehemiah Persoff, Steven Hill, Allan Corduner, Ruth Goring, David De Keyser
Director
Barbra Streisand
Producer
Barbra Streisand, Rusty Lemorande
Writer
Jack Rosenthal, Barbra Streisand, Isaac Bashevis Singer