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A rabbi from Poland goes to America to lead a Jewish community. When he arrives in America he is hijacked and has to work his way across the country. On the way he meets up with a bank robber and they form a friendship, have many (mis)adventures including being captured by Indians.Written by
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[Avram and Tommy are cuddled together under a blanket during the blizzard]
We are doing this to keep warm, aren't we?
In that case, you can put your arms around me.
Come here, darling.
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One of the best "feel-good" movies I have ever seen. I once heard Gene Wilder say that he got the Rabbi's accent from his grandfather, and I can believe it!
A few weeks ago, my husband and I were channel surfing in the middle of the night, and came across the movie, dubbed in Spanish. We ended up staying awake until the wee hours of the morning, just to watch this gem.
A gentle film, not afraid to show a love of religion and of friendship, I wish that more movies were like this.
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