The Great Yiddish Love

Diane Nerwen

2002, 15:00 minutes, B&W, Yiddish with Englsh Subtitles


Set in Berlin and New York's Lower East Side, The Great Yiddish Love stars the self-exiled Marlene Dietrich and her Nazi-endorsed replacement, Zarah Leander. It is a melodrama of love, emigration, and betrayal reassembled from Hollywood, German Ufa and Yiddish films from the 1930s and 40s.

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