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Green Fields

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(Edgar G. Ulmer, 1937).
Edgar G. Ulmer’s first Yiddish talkie, adapted from a well-known play by Peretz Hirshbein and shot on a New Jersey farm for less than $10,000, was the most lyrical and bucolic of Ulmer movies—a Jewish pastoral all the more poignant for its economy of means.

Sun., Oct. 5, 5 p.m., 2008

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