Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness


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Release Date: July 08, 2011Running Time: 93 mins.
MPAA Rating: NoneBox Office: $906,666.00
Genre: Documentary

Cast:

Alan Rosenberg

Peter Riegert

Rachel Dratch

Jason Kravits

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Summary:
Sholem Aleichem was a rebellious genius who created an entirely new literature and whose stories became the basis of the Broadway musical, "Fiddler on the Roof." Plumbing the depths of a Jewish world locked in crisis and on the cusp of profound change, he captured that world with brilliant humor. Aleichem was not just a witness to the creation of a new modern Jewish identity, but one of the very men who forged it.