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Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Based on the story "Yentl, the Yeshiva boy" by Isaac Bashevis Singer.
General Note
Disc one contains both the extended cut and the theatrical version of the film.
General Note
DVD release of the 1983 motion picture.
General Note
Special features: Disc one: audio commentary by Barbra Streisand and Rusty Lemorande ; deleted scenes -- Disc two: introduction by Barbra Streisand ; "The director's reel" featurette ; the rehearsal process with materials from Barbra's archives ; "My wonderful cast and crew" featurette ; deleted song storyboard sequences ; Barbra's 8mm concept film with optional naration ; still galleries.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, David Watkin ; editor, Terry Rawlings ; music, Michel Legrand.
Barbra Streisand, Mandy Patinkin, Amy Irving, Nehemiah Persoff.
Yentl Mendel is the boyish daughter and only child of long widowed Rebbe Mendel. He teaches Talmud to local boys and secretly to Yentl since girls are not allowed to learn the law. When her father dies, Yentl is left all alone. She makes the momentous decision to leave the village and, disguised as a boy and calling herself Anshel, she seeks and gets admitted to a Yeshiva to study. She befriends Avigdor who is engaged to Haddas. Her family calls off the wedding when they discover Avigdor's brother committed suicide. Anshel then finds 'him'-self in the awkward position of being called into service as substitute bridegroom. But Haddas still wants Avigdor. After numerous complications, including Avidor and Yentl falling in love with each other and she telling him her secret, everyone gets what they want in life. Anshel, now Yentl once again, goes off to America to pursue her dream of serious study in Yeshiva, where she will be able to study without needing to hide her identity as a woman.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG; some material may not be suitable for children.
System Details
DVD ; Region 1 ; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English), stereo. surround (English), stereo. (French) and mono. (Spanish).
In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Irving, A., Legrand, M., Lemorande, R., Patinkin, M., Persoff, N., Rosenthal, J., Singer, I. B., & Streisand, B. (2009). Yentl (Director's extended ed.). 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Amy Irving et al.. 2009. Yentl. 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Amy Irving et al.. Yentl 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Irving, Amy, et al. Yentl Director's extended ed., 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2009.

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