The Angel Levine

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The Angel Levine ★★½ 1970 (PG)

Morris (Mostel) is an old Jewish man who has lost his faith in God after a series of personal and professional losses. Alexander Levine (Belafonte) is a black angel who can earn his wings if he can convince Morris that his life does have meaning. As sentimental as it sounds but the leads are pros. Based on a story by Bernard Malamud. 104m/C VHS, DVD . Zero Mostel, Harry Belafonte, Ida Kaminska, Milo O'Shea, Gloria Foster, Eli Wallach, Anne Jackson; D: Jan Kadar; W: Bill Gunn, Ronald Ribman; C: Richard Kratina; M: William Eaton.

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