Tevye Vs Fiddler On The Roof Analysis

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Tevye Vs. Fiddler on the Roof
The two films, Fiddler on the Roof and Tevye both convey the story of a family who struggle in poverty. They both have a storyline of a father debating about his decisions for his daughter. Both films also portray the daughter falling in love with a man that the father does not approve. The important theme it portrays is the relationship between the father and his daughter. The film, Tevye, is closer to the original story because the storyline of the importance of God and family is more portrayed. Fiddler on the Roof is about a father named Tevye, who lives with his wife, Golde, and their five daughters, Tzeitel, Hodel, Chava, Shprintze, and Bielke. The setting of the movie is in the early 1900’s. It is in Anatevka,
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The storyline is similar because it’s about a father who struggles with his decisions for his family. The title itself gives us a hint that the two films will be similar, because Tevye was the father’s name in Fiddler on the Roof. In the film, Tevye, God is shown as an important figure. Religion is an important significance to the Jewish culture. Tevye emphasizes more about the importance of God and family. In the Fiddler of the Roof, the main theme was about tradition and in the end there is an irony of where the daughter leaves with the man that the father did not approve of. The daughter broke the tradition of the Jewish culture. Tevye, portrays more about religion. The passage and the film emphasized on religion. They both conveyed the father as a holy man who relied on the bible. In the film, Tevye, Tevye and his family convey the issues in which millions of Jews also endure. “Their bitter poverty and insecurity in the face of ever-worsening economic restrictions, explusions, and mob violence; and the vulnerability of their ancient way of life to the winds of modernity..” (Tevye). The film was also in black and white. It was more of an old film which helps us believe that it took place in the early 1900s. It was also portrayed in
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