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Joan Micklin Silver

Hester Street

3de Internationaal Filmgebeuren Gent 89' - 1975 - Drama, Romance - Dialogue: Yiddish, English
Director: Joan Micklin Silver With: Steven Keats, Carol Kane, Doris Roberts
In 1896, a Russian Jewish woman immigrates to New York's Lower East Side to reunite with her Americanized husband, but has difficulty assimilating.

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Joan Micklin Silver


Steven Keats, Carol Kane, Doris Roberts


Joan Micklin Silver

Director of Photography

Kenneth Van Sickle


Katherine Wenning

More information


Yiddish, English

Countries of production

United States of America

Screenplay based on

"Yeki: A Tale of the New York Ghetto" (Abraham Cahan)



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