Yentl Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 12427

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 33

Theatrical Release Date: 12/09/1983

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/03/2009

Language: English

Genre: Musical, Drama

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Barbra Streisand

Actors: Barbra Streisand, Mandy Patinkin, Amy Irving, Nehemiah Persoff, Steven Hill, Allan Corduner

Plot: In turn of the century eastern Europe Yentl's passion is the book, and when her father dies she must disguise herself as a young man in order to study the scripture. -- phantom

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phantom - wrote on 03/07/2009

now I know Barbra Streisand is not everyone's favorite, but give her props she did direct and star in this movie which was nominated for best picture at the academy awards that year. I will admit I grew up with this movie, so my opinion is colored by nostalgia. I believe this is a good movie worth watching at least once in your life. It's really just the story of a girl trying to get an education any way she can, unfortunately that meant she had to disguise herself as a boy. If you can get over any Streisand prejudice you may harbor I think you'll find this a worthwhile film.

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