Hester Street | 1975

Drama, Historical
Gitl arrives in New York with her son to join her husband Jake, but whereas Jake has completely embraced America, his shy wife clings to her old country ways.

Cast

... Jake

Actor

... Gitl

Actor

... Bernstein

Actor

... Mamie

Actor

... Kavarsky

Actor

... Peltner

Actor

... Fanny

Actor

... Joey

Actor

Company

Production Company

Synopsis

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.

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