Perchik: There's a question... A certain question I want to discuss with you. Hodel: Yes? Perchik: It's a political question. Hodel: What is it? Perchik: The question of... marriage. Hodel: Is this a

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Perchik:
There's a question... A certain question I want to discuss with you.
Hodel:
Yes?
Perchik:
It's a political question.
Hodel:
What is it?
Perchik:
The question of... marriage.
Hodel:
Is this a political question?
Perchik:
Well, yes. Yes, everything's political. Like everything else, the relationship between a man and a woman has a socioeconomic base. Marriage must be founded on mutual beliefs. A common attitude and philosophy towards society...
Hodel:
- And affection?
Perchik:
Well, yes, of course. That is also necessary. Such a relationship can have positive social values. When two people face the world with unity and solidarity...
Hodel:
And affection?
Perchik:
Yes, that is an important element! At any rate, I... I personally am in favour of such a socioeconomic relationship.
Hodel:
I think... you are asking me to marry you.
Perchik:
Well... in a theoretical sense... yes. I am.
Hodel:
I was hoping you were.

Transcript:
Hodel, wait!
Hodel, there's a question,
a certain question
I wish to discuss with you.
Yes?
It's a political question.
What is it?
The question of marriage.
Is this a political question?
Well, yes.
Yes, everything's political.
Well, like everything else,
the relationship between
a man and a woman has
a socioeconomic base.
Marriage must be founded on
mutual beliefs,
a common attitude
and philosophy towards society.
And affection.
Well, yes, of course.
That is also necessary.
Such a relationship
can have positive social values.
When two people face the world with
unity and solidarity.
And affection.
Yes, that is an important element.
At any rate, I...
I personally am in favor of such a
socioeconomic relationship.
I think
you are asking me to marry you.
Well,
in a theoretical sense,
yes, I am.
I was hoping you were.
I'm very happy, Hodel.
I'm very, very happy.
- Good afternoon.
- Good afternoon, Reb Tevye.

Clip duration: 140 seconds
Views: 12
Timestamp in movie: 01:57:28
Uploaded: 21 October, 2021
Genres: drama, family, musical
Summary: In pre-revolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant with traditional values contends with marrying off three of his daughters with modern romantic ideals while growing anti-Semitic sentiment threa... Read all


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