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The chosen [videorecording] / M. Riklis and Edie and Ely Landau present a Jeremy Paul Kagan film
DVDs DVDs | Distributed by Hen's Tooth Video | 2010
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD C DRAMA DUE 08-01-15


[United States] : Distributed by Hen's Tooth Video, [2010]
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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DVD; Dolby Digital.
Includes English and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional English subtitles.
Title from container.
Maximilian Schell, Rod Steiger, Robby Benson, Barry Miller.
Producers, Edie and Ely Landau ; screenplay, Edwin Gordon ; director, Jeremy Paul Kagan ; music, Elmer Bernstein.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
Based on the novel by Chaim Potok.
MPAA rating: PG.
The story of two teenage boys who become best friends despite huge differences in their upbringing. Danny is the son of an orthodox Hasidic Rabbi. Reuven comes from a progressive Jewish family whose father stands at the forefront of the battle for Israeli statehood. Danny's every moment is devoted to religious study, while Reuven plays jazz piano and is intensely interested in the changing world around him. Their family differences soon force both to make difficult choices.
Special features: Commentary by director Jeremy Paul Kagan; original theatrical trailer; missing scene; interviews with director Jeremy Paul Kagan; interview with Rod Steiger; behind the scenes footage; director's storyboards; director's sketches; production stills; screenplay selections; posters, openings & awards.
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MW, 9-10
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#4121 Hen's Tooth Video
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