Yentl (1983)

Yentl (1983)

  • 6.5
  • 2h 13min
  • Drama, Musical, Romance
  • 1984-01-06 (USA)


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.

Short Review

Like all great fables, it grows out of a particular time and place, but it takes its strength from universal sorts of feelings.