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Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

G 181 min - Drama, Romance - 3 November 1971
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This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century Czarist Russia. Nominated for eight Academy Awards.

Director:  Norman Jewison
Stars:  Chaim Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann, Rosalind Harris, Michele Marsh, Neva Small, Paul Michael Glaser, Ray Lovelock, Elaine Edwards, Candy Bonstein, Shimen Ruskin, Zvee Scooler, Louis Zorich, Alfie Scopp, Howard Goorney, Barry Dennen, Vernon Dobtcheff, Ruth Madoc, Patience Collier, Tutte Lemkow, Brian Coburn, George Little, Arnold Diamond, Marika Rivera, Mark Malicz, Aharon Ipalé, Roger Lloyd Pack, Vladimir Medar, Walter Cartier, Otto Diamant, Harry Ditson, Harry Fielder, Judith Harte, Miki Iveria, Carl Jaffe, Danny Mann, Alfred Maron, Albin Pahernik, Kenneth Waller

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This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century Czarist Russia. Nominated for eight Academy Awards.



Tagline: To Life!

Genres: Drama, Romance

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Language:  English, Hebrew, Russian
Release Date:  3 November 1971

Box Office

Budget:  $9,000,000
Revenue:  $83,304,330

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Technical Specs

Runtime:  3 h 01 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTOR — Topol {“Tevye”}
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Leonard Frey {“Motel”}
ART DIRECTION — Art Direction: Robert Boyle, Michael Stringer; Set Decoration: Peter Lamont
CINEMATOGRAPHY — Oswald Morris – WON
DIRECTING — Norman Jewison
MUSIC (Scoring: Adaptation and Original Song Score) — Adaptation Score by John Williams – WON
BEST PICTURE — Norman Jewison, Producer
SOUND — Gordon K. McCallum, David Hildyard – WON


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