a feature hybrid documentary about Isaac Bashevis Singer dir. by Daniel J. Strehlau

The interviews with I.B. Singer's own marvelous and memorable characters, such as Yasha Mazur, Dybbuk, Pinchas Menachem and others, interwoven with real witnesses and commentators. And there is never before seen archival footage.

The feature documentary "BASHEVIS, a love story." documents an emotional and intimate life`s puzzle of American cultural icon Isaac Bashevis Singer, a Nobel Prize winner for literature and an inspiration for many Broadway and Hollywood directors (YENTL, ENEMIES, A love story).   


He is one of the biggest contributors to the American culture and literature.


The documentary is built through the narrative movie language style and it doesn't use the form of television program "language". The film is based on the interviews with the characters from I.B. Singer`s books, who tell the story about the writer. The meetings of characters appears also as the free adaption of quotes from his books and are intertwined, interlocked with the real witnesses, commentators of his life (Mr. Paul Mazursky - ENEMIES, A LOVE STORY, Janet Hadda (psychologist), Israel Zamir (his son in Israel), Richard Burgin (author of the book about I.B. Singer), Dvorah Menashe - Telushkin (last secretary) as well as the movie shows unique archival motion and still footages.


The shooting started in 2009 through 2010 and 2011.


The movie had its first release on March 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, Ca, USA.

For more info please check BASHEVIS, A LOVE STORY at IMDB:

Copyright by Daniel J. Strehlau