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Rated
PG
Runtime 115 min
Ratings
19% critics Rotten Tomatoes
70% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 10+ Common Sense Media
Genre Drama, Music, Romance
Release 12/19/80
Actors Neil Diamond, Laurence Olivier, Lucie Arnaz, Catlin Adams
Directors Richard Fleischer, Sidney J. Furie
Neil Diamond stars in this motion picture as Yussel Rabinovitch, a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career outside the synagogue in popular music as Jess Robin. Against the wishes of his rigid father and his loving wife, Yussel travels from New York City to Los Angeles to play his music. Swept up by the excitement, he meets a spunky manager who believes in his talent and shares his dream. He grows apart from his family, and becomes confused about what he should ultimately do with his life.
Genre Drama, Music, Romance
Release 12/19/80
Actors Neil Diamond, Laurence Olivier, Lucie Arnaz, Catlin Adams
Directors Richard Fleischer, Sidney J. Furie
Neil Diamond stars in this motion picture as Yussel Rabinovitch, a young Jewish cantor who strives to make a career outside the synagogue in popular music as Jess Robin. Against the wishes of his rigid father and his loving wife, Yussel travels from New York City to Los Angeles to play his music. Swept up by the excitement, he meets a spunky manager who believes in his talent and shares his dream. He grows apart from his family, and becomes confused about what he should ultimately do with his life.