Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
1) The seagull
Aging actress Irina visits the country estate where her brother Sorin and her son Konstantin reside. She brings her lover Boris, a successful novelist. The estate teems with desire, jealousy and angst. The estate manager's daughter Masha is in love with Konstantin, who is in love with the sweet neighbor Nina, who is in love with Boris. Boris casually uses and discards Nina while Irina continuously treats Konstantin with similar disdain. Emotions run...
2) Uncle Vanya
A film of the highly acclaimed Chichester Festival Theatre production of Anton Checkhov's play Uncle Vanya directed by and starring Laurence Olivier. Chekhov's portrayal of the frustrations and disillusions of advancing age and the numbing boredom of provincial life in 1890's Russia, is here effortlessly performed by probably the most talented and prestigious cast ever assembled for this work. An outstanding work of significant historical importance....