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The Magician of Lublin is a israelien film of genre Drama directed by Menahem Golan released in USA on 9 november 1979 with Alan Arkin

The Magician of Lublin (1979)

The Magician of Lublin
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Released in USA 9 november 1979
Length 1h45
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Genres Drama
Rating56% 2.8179352.8179352.8179352.8179352.817935

The Magician of Lublin is a 1979 film co-written and directed by Menahem Golan. The film is based on The Magician of Lublin by Isaac Bashevis Singer. The film's title song was performed by Kate Bush.


Yasha Mazur (Alan Arkin) is a turn-of-the-20th-century Jewish stage magician, womaniser, conman, and mystic. His great ambition is to figure out how to fly - an ambition he eventually achieves but not as a magic trick. He tours the western reaches of the old Russian Empire.


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