Fiddler on the roof [videorecording] / the Mirisch Production Company presents ; a Norman Jewison film
Blu-rays | Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment | c2011 | 40th anniversary ed. ; [blu-ray version ; widescreen version].
Available at Adult Blu-ray-Feature Film (Call number: BLU-RAY F pt.1-2 MUSICAL)
[United States] : Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Beverly Hills, CA : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2011.
40th anniversary ed. ; [blu-ray version ; widescreen version].
2 videodiscs : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Blu-ray (disc 1); 7.1 DTS-HD MA, mono., 5.1 DTS.
DVD (disc 2); 5.1 Dolby surround, mono.
Blu-ray: Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English (SDH), French or Spanish.
DVD: Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English (SDH) or Spanish.
Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann.
Adapted for the screen by Tom Abbott ; producer/director, Norman Jewison ; music, Jerry Bock; lyrics, Sheldon Harnick; music adapted and conducted by John Williams; choreography, Jerome Robbins; director of photography, Oswald Morris; soloist, Isaac Stern.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
Based on the stageplay Fiddler on the roof by Joseph Stein ; adapted from Sholem Aleichem stories.
Special features: audio commentary by director/producer Norman Jewison and actor Topol; Norman Jewison, filmmaker; Norman Jewison looks back; John Williams: creating a musical tradition; Songs of Fiddler on the roof; deleted song, 'Any day now'; Tevye's daughters; Set in reality: production design; storyboard-to-film comparison; Tevye's dream sequence (in full color with side-by-side comparison and an introduction by Norman Jewison); trailers, teasers and TV spots.
MPAA rating: G.
Tevye is a poor milkman in czarist Russia, where he provides for three unmarried daughters and a sharp-tongued wife. Faced with mounting financial strain and growing anti-Semitism, Tevye strives to maintain balance despite the precarious nature of his situation.
M123298 Metro Goldwyn Mayer