Hester Street (1975)

Hester Street
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG
Runtime 1hr 30mins.
Genres Drama, Historical
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Joan Micklin Silver Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Raphael D Silver Producer n/a 3 3000001
Abraham Cahan From Story ("Yekl") 120870 4000002
Ken Van Sickle Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
William Bolcom Music n/a 120781 8000001
Katherine Wenning Editor n/a 172 7000001
Joan Micklin Silver Director n/a 2 2000001
Paul Freedman Actor Joey 1 1000008
Mel Howard Actor Bernstein 1 1000003
Carol Kane Actor Gitl 1 1000002
Dorrie Kavanugh Actor Mamie 1 1000004
Doris Roberts Actor Kavarsky 1 1000005
Lauren Frost Actor Fanny 1 1000007
Stephen Strimpell Actor Peltner 1 1000006
Steven Keats Actor Jake 1 1000001
Russian Jew Yankel Bogovnik moves to America in 1896, changing his name to Jake and working to bring his wife Gitl and their son across the ocean to join him. But distance brings complications, and when Bogovnik falls in love with another woman, he must choose between his old life and his new one.