Tevya is a 1939 American Yiddish film, based on author Sholem Aleichem's stock character Tevye the Dairyman, also the subject of the 1964 musical Fiddler on the Roof.
Drama · In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his . Several times during the film, people touch a box on the door frame of a house. This is a Mezuzah, a case containing a passage from the Torah...
Wiki fiddler roof film -- tourHe tells Tevye of his wish to marry Tzeitel, saying that he is saving up to buy a sewing machine and promising that she will not go hungry. Among the traditions of the Jewish community, the matchmaker arranges the match and the father approves it. Ad blocker interference detected! While the villagers are gathered, the Constable arrives to tell everyone that they have three days to pack up and leave the town. The characters are so real and down-to-earth.
Golde offers to interpret his dream, and Tevye "describes" it. The production won the Tony Award for Best Revival. However Tzeitel is in love with the poor tailor Motel Kamzoil and they ask permission to Tevye to get married that he accepts to please his daughter. The wedding reception ends abruptly when a group of Russian gentiles arrive, the violence that the constable had warned of earlier. Skip to Site Navigation.