Barbra Streisand: The Essential Films [Be Reel Podcast]

Published on Apr 15, 2020

Barbra Streisand: The Essential Films [Be Reel Podcast]

For much of the late-20th century, Barbra Streisand was a ubiquitous star of stage, record, and screen. But the Egot winner’s artistic vision was never clearer than in her three forays into producing, directing and starring in movies: “Yentl” (1983), “The Prince of Tides” (1991) and “The Mirror Has Two Faces” (1996).

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Each film features a touch of Streisand’s cross-medium talents: a little musicality, a little slapstick comedy, and a little Judaism and feminism intermingling to define the persona of an underexplored icon.

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Author: Chance Solem-Pfeifer