The Muses of Isaac Bashevis Singer

Country
Israel
Language
English Hebrew
Genre
Documentary Biography
Director
Shaul Betser Asaf Galay
Movie year
2014
Duration
72 min

“You won’t read the famed Yiddish language author the same way again” (Hollywood Reporter). In the mid 1960’s, Nobel Prize winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer established an army of more than forty female translators, who were vital sources of creative inspiration and helped expose his work to the world. This enchanting documentary shows the complex life of one of the world’s most celebrated literary figures through the eyes of the women who knew him best. Combining interviews with nine of his translators alongside exclusive archival footage, directors Shaul Betser and Asaf Galay have created an original and captivating look at the famous writer.

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