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Klezmer on Fish Street

Klezmer on Fish Street (2004)

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Average Rating: 4.8/10
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Poland was once a hub of European Jewish culture, and in recent years, the nation has witnessed a rebirth of interest in Jewish music and art, as well as increased awareness of the issues and legacy of the Holocaust. But, while a new generation of Poles have embraced klezmer, the upbeat Yiddish folk-dance music often called "Jewish jazz," the fact is that, in the wake of the Axis pogroms of World War II and continued immigration, there are precious few Jews still remaining in Poland, and the few

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Unfortunately, in this amateurish, muddled film, the issues are poured out in a jumble of unexplained puzzle pieces that are never put together.

June 3, 2004 Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Laughably bad visuals, haphazard and un-reasoned interviews and discussions, and ill-conceived tangents.

May 6, 2004 Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly
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Fascinating subject and rousing wall-to-wall Klezmer music strongly sell an otherwise rather questionably structured film.

April 28, 2004 Full Review Source: Variety
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An undercooked concept, ineptly executed.

April 16, 2004
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Yale Strom offers an important addition to his collection of Jewish history movies.

April 16, 2004 Full Review Source: New York Daily News
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After all the squirming and twisting, the film never secures a strong grip on its subject.

April 15, 2004 Full Review Source: New York Times
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The worthy subject -- Poland's recent Jewish revival -- is simply ill-served by Yale Strom's meandering, often incoherent documentary.

May 7, 2004 Full Review Source: E! Online
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Incompetent documentary.

April 21, 2004 Full Review Source: Film-Forward.com
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