Green Fields (1937)

Genres - Drama, Romance, Theater  |   Release Date - Jan 1, 1937 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 105 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Iotis Erlewine

When a young Jewish scholar (Michael Goldstein) leaves the safe, orderly world of the synagogue in order to gain a better knowledge and understanding of the outside world, he ends up at a small farm in the country. However, conflict arises when two local farming families battle over the "rights" to the young man. This film is in Yiddish with subtitles in English.

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man, coming-of-age, farming, homelessness, marriage, orphan, peasant, scholar, tutor