Screen version of the popular Broadway musical. In pre-Revolutionary Ukraine, Jewish fiddler Tevye (Topol) plans to marry off his three daughters. However, none of the girls chooses what their father considers to be a suitable partner.
Meanwhile, the Russian Czar and Cossacks begin a campaign of intimidation against Tevye’s village. Songs include ‘If I Were a Rich Man’ and ‘Sunrise, Sunset’.
Commentary: Norman Jewison and Chaim Topol