Fiddler on the Roof1971

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Fiddler on the Roof
Directed by:
Norman Jewison

Released in the USA on November 03 of 1971, "Fiddler on the Roof" (also known as "Anatevka", "Violinista sul tetto, Il") is a Drama/Family/Musical film directed by Norman Jewison, and written by Joseph Stein (play) . Topol is starring, alongside Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann and Rosalind Harris.

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Who directed "Fiddler on the Roof":

Fiddler on the Roof was directed by Norman Jewison, a Canadian producer, director, actor, and writer.

Before making Fiddler on the Roof, Norman Jewison had directed Gaily, Gaily, released in 1969, The Thomas Crown Affair (1968), In the Heat of the Night (1967), The Cincinnati Kid (1965), The Art of Love (1965), and Send Me No Flowers (1964). Since, he directed Jesus Christ Superstar, released in 1973, Rollerball (1975), F.I.S.T (1978), Best Friends (1982), A Soldier's Story (1984), and Agnes of God (1985).

What was the release date of "Fiddler on the Roof":

Fiddler on the Roof was initially released on Wednesday, November 03, 1971, in the United States. Also released on this day was Play Misty for Me (dir. Clint Eastwood). This was forty-eight (48) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, December 08, 1971 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, December 01, 1971 in France; Thursday, December 16, 1971 in Germany; Saturday, December 11, 1971 in Italy and on Saturday, December 25, 1971 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Fiddler on the Roof":

At the casting of Fiddler on the Roof we find Topol, previously seen in Before Winter Comes (1969) and A Talent for Loving (1969); Norma Crane (They Call Me MISTER Tibbs! (1970), The Sweet Ride (1968)); Leonard Frey (Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon (1970), The Boys in the Band (1970)) [ more... ]

  • Molly Picon and Louis Zorich also worked together in For Pete's Sake, released in 1974.
  • Vernon Dobtcheff and Topol can also be seen in Galileo, released in 1975.
  • Leonard Frey and Louis Zorich can both be seen in Up the Academy, released in 1980.
  • Zvee Scooler and Shimen Ruskin also worked together in Love and Death, released in 1975.

What is the Storyline of "Fiddler on the Roof":

The film centers on the family of Tevye (Topol), a Jewish family living in the town of Anatevka, in Tsarist Russia, in 1905. Anatevka is broken into two sections: a small Orthodox Jewish section; and a larger Orthodox Christian section. Tevye notes that, "We don't bother them, and so far, they don't bother us." Throughout the film, Tevye breaks the fourth wall by talking at times, directly to the audience or to the heavens (to God), for the audience's benefit. Much of the story is also told in musical [...]

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