Yentl (Director's Extended Edition) (1983)
Barbra Streisand co-wrote, directed, and stars in this bittersweet drama based on Isaac Bashevis Singer's short story "Yentl the Yeshiva Boy." In early 1900s Europe, a young Jewish woman (Streisand) dresses as a man in order to study the Hebrew scriptures. But she soon finds herself in the middle of an unconventional love triangle, caught between a fellow student (Mandy Patinkin) and his fiancee (Amy Irving). The Oscar-winning score includes the songs "Papa, Can You Hear Me?," "The Way He Makes Me Feel," "No Wonder," and more. PG-rated version; 133 min./Director's cut; 137 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, Spanish; audio commentary by Streisand, others; deleted scenes; photo gallery; more. Two-disc set.
Academy Award ®
Winner: Best Score (Adaptation & Original Song)
Nominee: Best Supporting Actress (Amy Irving), Best Art Direction--Set Decoration, Best Song ("Papa, Can You Hear Me?"), Best Song ("The Way He Makes Me Feel")
- Barbra Streisand
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Barbra Streisand, Amy Irving, Mandy Patinkin, Nehemiah Persoff, Steven Hill, Allan Corduner, Ruth Goring, David De Keyser, Bernard Spear, Doreen Mantle, Lynda Barron, Jack Lynn, Anna Tzelniker, Miriam Margolyes, Robbie Barnett, Ian Sears, Frank Baker, Kerry Shale, Peter Whitman, Danny Brainin, Teddy Kempner