Jewish History in Film: Three is not company in this post-World War II movie, 'Enemies, A Love Story'
January 21, 2022
From the title onward, it is evident that director Paul Mazursky's "Enemies, A Love Story" is anything but your typical run of the mill love story. Ron Silver is magnificent as the tragic Herman Broder, a man who just so happens to wind up being married to three women at once. As one would expect, he isn't a very happy person. But how did we get to this, exactly?
When we are first introduced to him, we see he is a man living two lives. In one life, he lives in Brooklyn and is married to the young and naïve Yadwiga (played by Margaret Sophie Stein), who is simple-minded but completely in lo...