USA 1937 97 minutes B&W
Yiddish with new English subtitles
Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer, Jacob Ben-Ami
An ascetic young scholar ventures into the Lithuanian countryside, searching for the city of 'true Jews.'
The most critically acclaimed and beloved of American Yiddish talkies, Edgar G. Ulmers soulful open-air adaptation
of Peretz Hirshbeins classic play heralded the Golden Age of Yiddish cinema.
Green Fields celebrates an idyllic world of tribal wholeness and innate piety
no other movie has ever represented the shtetl with such lyricism