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YENTL

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Directed by Barbra Streisand
United States, United Kingdom, 1983
Drama, Musical, Romance

Synopsis

Eastern Europe, 1904. A Jewish woman, Yentl, has a thirst for knowledge but is prohibited from learning due to the restrictions of her religion. When her father dies, she sets off to increase her knowledge, posing as a man in order to gain admission to a Jewish religious school.

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Synopsis

Eastern Europe, 1904. A Jewish woman, Yentl, has a thirst for knowledge but is prohibited from learning due to the restrictions of her religion. When her father dies, she sets off to increase her knowledge, posing as a man in order to gain admission to a Jewish religious school.

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YentlDirected byBarbra Streisand

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1984 | Winner: Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score
1984 | 4 nominations including: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
National Board of Review
1983 | Winner: Top Ten Films
Golden Globes (USA)
1984 | 2 wins including: Best Director - Motion Picture
1984 | 4 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
1984 | Winner: Special Silver Ribbon
1984 | Nominee: Best Foreign Actress

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