The Dybbuk

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The Dybbuk ★★★½ Der Dibuk 1937

A man's bride is possessed by a restless spirit. Set in the Polish-Jewish community before WWI and based on the play by Sholom Anski. Considered a classic for its portrayal of Jewish religious and cultural mores. In Yiddish with English subtitles. 123m/B VHS, DVD . PL Abraham Morewski, Isaac Samberg, Moshe Lipman, Lili Liliana, Dina Halpern, Leon Liebgold; D: Michal Waszynski; W: S.A. Kacyzna, Marek Arenstein; C: Albert Wywerka; M: Krzysztof Komeda.

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