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Yentl (1983)

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Yentl (1983) (Movie)
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Yentl (Movie)

November 18, 1983
Genres: Musical
 
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Barbra Streisand portrays Yentl Mendel, a girl living in an Ashkenazi shtetl in Poland in the early 20th century. Yentl's father, Rebbe Mendel (Nehemiah Persoff), secretly instructs her in the Talmud despite the proscription of such study by women according to the custom of her community.