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** Then, Tevye's expression as he hears the Cossacks smashing and looting the rest of the village. He looks up to heaven with a face of betrayal and defeat, clearly asking, "Why?", but for once at a loss for words.


-->'''HODEL:''' God only knows when we shall see each other again.
-->'''TEVYE:''' Then we shall leave it in His hands.

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-->'''HODEL:''' -->'''Hodel:''' God only knows when we shall see each other again.
-->'''TEVYE:''' -->'''Tevye:''' Then we shall leave it in His hands.



* Anatevka. The song is just so bleak. They try to kid themselves into saying the village was nothing, just a pile of rubbish, it should have been destroyed ages ago. But they know this is a lie. It wasn't much, but [[YouCantGoHomeAgain it was their home dammit!]]

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* Anatevka."Anatevka". The song is just so bleak. They try to kid themselves into saying the village was nothing, just a pile of rubbish, it should have been destroyed ages ago. But they know this is a lie. It wasn't much, but [[YouCantGoHomeAgain it was their home dammit!]]



* "Sunrise, Sunset." It's a beautifully somber song about watching your children grow up and leave you, and how it's a wonderful thing to watch, but doesn't make the fact that you are growing older and left alone any easier. For obvious reasons, it is a very popular choice for father-daugther/mother-son dances at weddings (at least Jewish weddings).

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* "Sunrise, Sunset." It's a beautifully somber song about watching your children grow up and leave you, and how it's a wonderful thing to watch, but doesn't make the fact that you are growing older and left alone any easier. For obvious reasons, it is a very popular choice for father-daugther/mother-son father-daughter/mother-son dances at weddings (at least Jewish weddings).



* A quick blink-or-you'll-miss-it moment during the film's version of "Sunrise, Sunset" for Lazar Wolf. It's been implied that his feelings for Tzietel are genuine and the simple resignation and sadness on his face is both touching and a TearJerker rolled into one.

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* A quick blink-or-you'll-miss-it moment during the film's version of "Sunrise, Sunset" for Lazar Wolf. It's been implied that his feelings for Tzietel are genuine and the simple resignation and sadness on his face is both touching and a TearJerker rolled into one.one.
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* Golde gets one when the family is preparing to leave Anatevka. As she packs, Tevye tries to hurry her along, and she tells him that "I still have to sweep the floor...I don't want to leave a dirty house." There's something heartbreaking about her seemingly foolish chore--the characters and the audience know that Golde and Tevye's ramshackle little home will probably be burned to the ground or razed. But despite that, Golde takes pride in the life she and Tevye have made there, and refuses to let anyone steal that from her.

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* Golde gets one when the family is preparing to leave Anatevka. As she packs, Tevye tries to hurry her along, and she tells him that "I still have to sweep the floor...I don't want to leave a dirty house." There's something heartbreaking about her seemingly foolish chore--the characters and the audience know that Golde and Tevye's ramshackle little home will probably be burned to the ground or razed. But despite that, Golde takes pride in the life she and Tevye have made there, and refuses to let anyone steal that from her.her.
* A quick blink-or-you'll-miss-it moment during the film's version of "Sunrise, Sunset" for Lazar Wolf. It's been implied that his feelings for Tzietel are genuine and the simple resignation and sadness on his face is both touching and a TearJerker rolled into one.


** The pogrom that occurs at Tzeitel and Motel's wedding. Previously, the constable and the other Cossacks was celebrating with Teyve over his daughter's marriage. A happy event suddenly ends with all the guests running in terror, the whole reception wrecked, Tevye and his family left to clean up the mess, and the constable can only weakly mutter, [[JustFollowingOrders "Orders are orders."]]

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** The pogrom that occurs at Tzeitel and Motel's wedding. Previously, the constable and the other Cossacks was were celebrating with Teyve over his daughter's marriage. A happy event suddenly ends with all the guests running in terror, the whole reception wrecked, Tevye and his family left to clean up the mess, and the constable can only weakly mutter, [[JustFollowingOrders "Orders are orders."]]


* A lot of songs from ''Fiddler on the Roof'' tug at the heartstings. Probably one of the most infamous examples is "Sunrise, Sunset". And when done right, "Sabbath Prayer" also has a very powerful feeling to it-you'll cry and you won't know why. "Far From the Home I Love" is also heartbreaking, as well as the lines immediately after:

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* A lot of songs from ''Fiddler on the Roof'' tug at the heartstings. Probably one of the most infamous examples is "Sunrise, Sunset". And when done right, "Sabbath Prayer" also has a very powerful feeling to it-you'll it--you'll cry and you won't know why. "Far From the Home I Love" is also heartbreaking, as well as the lines immediately after:


* Golde gets one when the family is preparing to leave Anatevka. As she packs, Tevye tries to hurry her along, and she tells him that "I still have to sweep the floor...I don't want to leave a dirty house." There's something heartbreaking--the characters and the audience know that Golde and Tevye's ramshackle little home will probably be burned to the ground or razed, but despite that, Golde takes pride in the life she and Tevye have made there.

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* Golde gets one when the family is preparing to leave Anatevka. As she packs, Tevye tries to hurry her along, and she tells him that "I still have to sweep the floor...I don't want to leave a dirty house." There's something heartbreaking--the heartbreaking about her seemingly foolish chore--the characters and the audience know that Golde and Tevye's ramshackle little home will probably be burned to the ground or razed, but razed. But despite that, Golde takes pride in the life she and Tevye have made there.there, and refuses to let anyone steal that from her.


* "Sun rise, sun set", it's a beautifully somber song about watching your children grow up and leave you, and how it's a wonderful thing to watch, but doesn't make the fact that you are growing older and left alone any easier. For obvious reasons, it is a very popular choice for father-daugther/mother-son dances at weddings (at least Jewish weddings).

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* "Sun rise, sun set", it's "Sunrise, Sunset." It's a beautifully somber song about watching your children grow up and leave you, and how it's a wonderful thing to watch, but doesn't make the fact that you are growing older and left alone any easier. For obvious reasons, it is a very popular choice for father-daugther/mother-son dances at weddings (at least Jewish weddings).



* Tevye's casting out of Chava. Her heart is breaking, his heart is breaking, and if yours doesn't too you don't have one.

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* Tevye's casting out of Chava. Her heart is breaking, his heart is breaking, and if yours doesn't too you don't have one.one.
* In one of the final moments of the film, the entire village of Anatevka briefly stands together in a circle, hands on one another's shoulders...then breaks apart. It's a powerful metaphor about just what is happening to the culture of these little villages.
* Golde gets one when the family is preparing to leave Anatevka. As she packs, Tevye tries to hurry her along, and she tells him that "I still have to sweep the floor...I don't want to leave a dirty house." There's something heartbreaking--the characters and the audience know that Golde and Tevye's ramshackle little home will probably be burned to the ground or razed, but despite that, Golde takes pride in the life she and Tevye have made there.


* The look on the constable's face when the inspector leaves ordering him to do a sort of pogram. Its almost a beaten, self-loathing expression. He clearly doesn't want to harm the Jewish citizens but he has and compromises and he doesn't like it for one minute.

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* The look on the constable's face when the inspector leaves ordering him to do a sort of pogram.pogrom. Its almost a beaten, self-loathing expression. He clearly doesn't want to harm the Jewish citizens but he has to and compromises and he doesn't like it for one minute.

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** The pogrom that occurs at Tzeitel and Motel's wedding. Previously, the constable and the other Cossacks was celebrating with Teyve over his daughter's marriage. A happy event suddenly ends with all the guests running in terror, the whole reception wrecked, Tevye and his family left to clean up the mess, and the constable can only weakly mutter, [[JustFollowingOrders "Orders are orders."]]


* Tevye's casting out of Hodel. Her heart is breaking, his heart is breaking and if yours doesn't too you don't have one.

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* Tevye's casting out of Hodel. Chava. Her heart is breaking, his heart is breaking breaking, and if yours doesn't too you don't have one.


* The look on the constable's face when the inspector leaves ordering him to do a sort of pogram. Its almost a beaten, self-loathing expression. He clearly doesn't want to harm the Jewish citizens but he has and compromises and he doesn't like it for one minute.

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* The look on the constable's face when the inspector leaves ordering him to do a sort of pogram. Its almost a beaten, self-loathing expression. He clearly doesn't want to harm the Jewish citizens but he has and compromises and he doesn't like it for one minute.minute.
* Tevye's casting out of Hodel. Her heart is breaking, his heart is breaking and if yours doesn't too you don't have one.


* A lot of songs from ''Fiddler on the Roof'' tug at the heartstings. Probably one of the most infamous examples is "Sunrise, Sunset". And when done right, "Sabbath Prayer" also has a very powerful feeling to it-you'll cry and you won't know why. For this troper, "Far From the Home I Love" is heartbreaking, as well as the lines immediately after:

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* A lot of songs from ''Fiddler on the Roof'' tug at the heartstings. Probably one of the most infamous examples is "Sunrise, Sunset". And when done right, "Sabbath Prayer" also has a very powerful feeling to it-you'll cry and you won't know why. For this troper, "Far From the Home I Love" is also heartbreaking, as well as the lines immediately after:



* And the song Tevye sings about Chava, and his heartbreak, and her heartbreak--it DOES NOT HELP that this troper has always associated Tevye with her father. That song is so hard to hear.
* The one that gets this troper the most is [[spoiler:when Tevye disowns Chava]] and the song he sings about it afterward. It certainly doesn't help that this very nearly happened to this troper's favorite aunt.
* "Far From the Home I Love". Full stop. This troper did ''Fiddler'' in high school with the school drama club, and wasn't expecting perfection, which made it all the more jarring when the guy playing Tevye and (especially) the girl playing Hodel churned out a professional-level performance, leaving me nearly bawling backstage. It also doesn't help that it [[MoodWhiplash immediately follows the fun and quirky]] "The Rumor" scene.

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* And the song Tevye sings about Chava, and his heartbreak, and her heartbreak--it DOES NOT HELP that this troper has always associated Tevye with her father. That song is so hard to hear.
heartbreak.
* The one that gets this troper the most is [[spoiler:when [[spoiler:When Tevye disowns Chava]] and the song he sings about it afterward. It certainly doesn't help that this very nearly happened to this troper's favorite aunt.
afterward.
* "Far From the Home I Love". Full stop. This troper did ''Fiddler'' in high school with the school drama club, and wasn't expecting perfection, which made it all the more jarring when the guy playing Tevye and (especially) the girl playing Hodel churned out a professional-level performance, leaving me nearly bawling backstage. It also doesn't help that it [[MoodWhiplash immediately follows the fun and quirky]] "The Rumor" scene.



* "Sun rise, sun set", it's a beautifully somber song about watching your children grow up and leave you, and how it's a wonderful thing to watch, but doesn't make the fact that you are growing older and left alone any easier.
** For obvious reasons, it is a very popular choice for father-daugther/mother-son dances at weddings (at least Jewish weddings).

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* "Sun rise, sun set", it's a beautifully somber song about watching your children grow up and leave you, and how it's a wonderful thing to watch, but doesn't make the fact that you are growing older and left alone any easier.
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easier. For obvious reasons, it is a very popular choice for father-daugther/mother-son dances at weddings (at least Jewish weddings).


** Then is the scene when the rabbi is preparing to leave, with the scrolls and things, he looks at the synagogue, one that has been around for generations, with writings and teachings on its walls, and he has to leave. What makes it so bleak and tragic is the silence and the expression on the old man's face.

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** Then is there's the scene when the rabbi is preparing to leave, with the scrolls and things, he looks at the synagogue, one that has been around for generations, with writings and teachings on its walls, and he has to leave. What makes it so bleak and tragic is the silence and the expression on the old man's face.face and his praying under his breath.



* The look on the constable's face when the inspector leaves ordering him to do a sort of pogram. Its almost a beaten, self-loathing expression. He clearly doesn't want to harm the Jewish citizens but he had been and compromises and he doesn't like it for one minute.

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* The look on the constable's face when the inspector leaves ordering him to do a sort of pogram. Its almost a beaten, self-loathing expression. He clearly doesn't want to harm the Jewish citizens but he had been has and compromises and he doesn't like it for one minute.

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**Then is the scene when the rabbi is preparing to leave, with the scrolls and things, he looks at the synagogue, one that has been around for generations, with writings and teachings on its walls, and he has to leave. What makes it so bleak and tragic is the silence and the expression on the old man's face.


* "L'Chaim" can count as this. Here we have a song that involves the Jews and Gentiles putting aside their personal biases to celebrate the announcement of a wedding. It all feels worthless during the wedding when the reception is destroyed and the Jews terrorized.

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* "L'Chaim" can count as this. Here we have a song that involves the Jews and Gentiles putting aside their personal biases to celebrate the announcement of a wedding. It all feels worthless during the wedding when the reception is destroyed and the Jews terrorized.terrorized.
*The look on the constable's face when the inspector leaves ordering him to do a sort of pogram. Its almost a beaten, self-loathing expression. He clearly doesn't want to harm the Jewish citizens but he had been and compromises and he doesn't like it for one minute.

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