Cannes Classics

Restored prints

HESTER STREET

HESTER STREET

Joan Micklin SILVER

1973

90

minutes

Cohen Media presents a new 4K restoration from the original camera negative of Joan Micklin Silver's debut theatrical feature. In 1890s New York City (evocatively recreated on a shoestring budget), Jewish immigrant Steven Keats has assimilated seamlessly into the American community… until his wife from back home (Carol Kane) arrives on his doorstep. Sumptuously shot in black and white, Silver’s loving, funny debut became an unexpected hit, breaking out after a screening during the 1975 Cannes Film Festival Critics Week and becoming the rare indie to garner an Oscar nomination (for Kane’s heartbreaking turn).

CASTING

Carol KANE

Gitl

Steven KEATS

Jake

Mel HOWARD

Bernstein

Dorrie KAVANAUGH

Mamie

Doris ROBERTS

Mrs. Kavarsky

CREDITS

Joan Micklin SILVER

Realisation

Joan Micklin SILVER

Screenplay

PRODUCTION

MIDWEST FILMS

c/o Cohen Film Collection 750 Lexington Ave 10022 NEW YORK

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Tim LANZA

+1 614-429-0816

DISTRIBUTION

COHEN MEDIA GROUP

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SALES

COHEN MEDIA GROUP

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