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Andrew Scott brings multiple characters to life in Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, filmed live in West End, London. Hopes, dreams, and regrets are thrust into sharp focus in this one-man adaptation which explores the complexities of human emotions


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The film is a modernised version of the Chekhov drama, put in Budapest, Hungary, in a Soviet barracks between 1987 and 1991.


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An adaptation of Anton Chekhov's classic play about human frailty, in which secret loves and long-held resentments threaten to tear a family apart. The film is a recorded performance of an award-winning production of Anton Chekhov's classic play at the Harold Pinter theatre in London, made shortly after the show was shut down by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A young woman is living with her mother at the end of a dead-end street. The young woman notices that a man standing in the street stares into her room every day. After a while, she gets used to his presence and falls in love with him. As the mysterious man slowly enters the girls household and becomes a friend. However the girl finds that the man is a government agent sent to arrest his brother who is a political activist hiding from the government.


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Syuzhet dlya nebolshogo rasskaza
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The film tells about Anton Pavlovich Chekhov. October 17, 1896. On the facade of the Alexandrinsky Theater — a poster about the premiere of "The Seagull". A few hours are left before the performance. Chekhov and his sister Masha are expecting Lika Mizinova from Moscow station to arrive from Moscow. Chekhov is alarmed by the upcoming premiere, excited by the meeting with love, which never took place. Memories of acquaintance with Lika, of the experiences caused by the rude scolding of newspaper men who predicted the young writer the inglorious "death under the fence", about the unexpected decision for everyone to go to Sakhalin...


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Rasskazy o lyubvi

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Istoriya odnoy lyubvi

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A brilliant fellow, Platonov, and he might be a good husband, too - if only women would let him.


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BBC Play of the Month
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A group of friends and relations gather at a country estate to see the first performance of an experimental play written and staged by the young man of the house, Konstantin, an aspiring writer who dreams of bringing new forms to the theatre.


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BBC Play of the Month
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A luncheon party gathers to celebrate a wealthy unmarried man's birthday; his sister hopes he'll marry Sonya, the daughter of a selfish gout-ridden old professor who makes life Hell for his son George and his young wife, Helen. At the luncheon is Khrushchov, a passionate environmentalist, called "the Wood Demon" by all, in love with Sonya and she with him, but neither will say it. Two weeks later there's a family meeting at the professor's estate; two weeks after that, a supper at the cabin of Dyadin, who's cheerful to all. George, Helen, Sonya, and Khrushchov are each suffocating. Can any of them take action?


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BBC Play of the Month
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Uncle Vanya is a tragic comedy of lost hopes, stifled passions and wasted lives. Vanya is a bitter, sarcastic man, obsessed with his wasted years and what might have been. He has spent his life toiling for the benefit of the scholar, Serabryakov, who has turned out to be a charlatan. To make matters worse, Vanya has fallen in love with Serabryakov's beautiful, young, new wife, ho does not return his ardor.


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BBC Play of the Month
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In a small Russian town at the turn of the century, three sisters (Olga, Irina, and Masha) and their brother Andrei live but dream daily of their return to their former home in Moscow, where life is charming and stimulating meaningful. But for now they exist in a malaise of dissatisfaction. Soldiers from the local military post provide them some companionship and society, but nothing can suffice to replace Moscow in their hopes. Andrei marries a provincial girl, Natasha, and begins to settle into a life of much less meaning than he had hoped. Natasha begins to run the family her way. Masha, though married, yearns for the sophisticated life and begins a dalliance with Vershinin, an army officer with a sick and suicidal wife. Even Irina, the freshest, most optimistic of the sisters, begins to waver in her dreams until, finally, tragedy strikes.


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BBC Play of the Month
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Kaštanka

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Bezzakoniye

College assessor Miguev, returning home, finds a foundling at the porch. Having mistaken him for his son from the former maid Agnia, the frightened Miguev, in turn, is trying to toss the baby, but to no avail. Tired dad decides to confess to his wife Anna Filippovna, and, meanwhile, the true parents begin to search for their child left “for a second” at the threshold of a respectable house ...


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Hirurgiya

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Sapogi

Piano tuner Murkin, an elderly and sickly man, sets off in the morning in search of his boots, which mistakenly left the night guest of his neighbor.


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Drama - Bolshoi Ballet stars Vladimir Vasiliev and Ekaterina Maximova dance this 1982 performance of "Anyuta," the story of a small-town woman who purposely marries above her social status only to learn that popularity comes with a price. Maximova performs the role of Anyuta; Vasiliev plays Anyuta's drunk father. This performance is directed by Alexandr Belinksy and also features dancers Gali Abaydulov, Marat Daukayev and John Markovsky. - Yekaterina Maksimova, Vladimir Vasilev, Gali Abaydulov

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Set in a seaside resort in the Caucasus, the story centers on n'er do well, Laevsky and his illicit relationship with his mistress Nadya. Laevsky has convinced Nadya to leave her husband for him, but now wants to abandon her.


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Shutochka

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Archa bláznů aneb Vyprávění z konce života

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Trece si prin perete

An old man tries to play backgammon with friends while babysitting his granddaughter, who's terrified of the young suicide in their building.


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Kis uykusu
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A hotel owner and landlord in a remote Turkish village deals with conflicts within his family and a tenant behind on his rent.


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Palata N°6

Simultaneously nihilistic and heartening, Ward No. 6 is based on a story by Chekov, in which a psychiatric doctor becomes a patient in his own asylum. Updated to contemporary Russia, the film is a cocktail of anxieties and riddles, showcasing how easy it is to become what we fear most.

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Sad

Based on Anton Chekhov's classic play, The Orchard is an eccentric comedy about class struggles in Russia at the turn of the 20th century. An aging aristocratic lady returns home to face the loss of her magnificent cherry orchard estate.


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Nachmittag
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A family spends three summer days in a beautiful lake mansion close to Berlin. Together with her new lover, Irene visits her brother Alex, who still inhabits the house with his writer son Konstantin.


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Based on a short story Room number 6 by Chekhov. A doctor taking particular interest in his mental health patients ends up institutionalized himself.


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O lyubvi

A sad story about life and love as it told by Grigori Stepanovich Smirnov who is trying to find what caused the suicide of young 15 years old Volodya.


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Utan dig

Helen is an actress. She is having a love affair with her director and co-actor Björn. One day she witnesses an accident in which a young woman dies - an incident which changes her life.


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La petite Lili

This film, loosely inspired by Anton Chekov's The Seagull, weaves a story about sex, family and the business of making films. When the young and overly sensitive filmmaker Julien screens his new DV art-film starring his girlfriend Lili (Swimming Pool's Ludivine Sagnier) --a sexy young local girl--to his famous actress mother Mado, and her lover Brice, an accomplished film director, an unraveling of the delicate peace in their house begins. The graceful beauty Lili, who dreams of becoming a famous actress like Mado, is immediately fascinated by Brice, who gladly falls prey to her charms.


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Wekande Walauwa

Very loosely based on Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, Lester James Peries's MANSION BY THE LAKE follows a family of formerly wealthy, expatriate Sri Lankan landowners, now impoverished, as they return from England to the magnificent country estate they left behind.


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Chekhovskie motivy

The film is based on A. P. Chekhov’s play “Tatiana Repina” and short story “Difficult People”. At his wedding, the groom is horrified to see among the church crowd his former mistress who had recently committed suicide.


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Madame Ranevskaya is a spoiled aging aristocratic lady, who returns from a trip to Paris to face the loss of her magnificent Cherry Orchard estate after a default on the mortgage. In denial, she continues living in the past, deluding herself and her family, while the beautiful cherry trees are being axed down by the re-possessor Lopakhin (Teale), her former serf, who has his own agenda.


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Chekov's Uncle Vanya, transposed to turn-of-the-century North Wales, where the peace and tranquility of a country house is disturbed by the arrival of the estate's tyrannical owner and his American wife.


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An uninterrupted rehearsal of Chekhov's 1899 play "Uncle Vanya" played out by a company of actors. The setting is their run down theater with an unusable stage and crumbling ceiling. The play is shown act by act with the briefest of breaks to move props or for refreshments. The lack of costumes, real props and scenery is soon forgotten.


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A screen adaptation of Anton Chekhov's play about three sisters yearning for a better life.


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Adaptation of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" set in rural Australia in the 1920s. Jack Dickens and his niece Sally run the family farm to support brother-in-law Alexander as a (supposedly brilliant) literary critic in London. Action begins when Alexander returns with his beautiful young wife Deborah, revealing himself as an arrogant failure and wanting to sell the farm out from under Jack. Blakemore introduces themes about Australia's separation from England, as well as expanding the pacifist and ecological philosophies espoused by the local Doctor Max Askey.


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Gospodi, prosti nas, greshnykh
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An aging actor remembers his past stage triumphs and contemplates a dim future on the stage of an empty theatre.


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The story centers around a small town entrepreneur named Maniram who makes a major profit by cheating people and selling them tainted food. His business is run by his daughter-in-law Tejo, who is married to Maniram's mentally challenged younger son. When Maniram's elder son comes back into town to get married, things start to go awry. He runs away from his wife after their marriage night and ends up being arrested in Delhi. The police, with further investigation, start to crack down on Maniram's corrupt business all the while Tejo starts to become mad with power and greed.


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Paura e amore

Roberto and his three sisters don't know what to do with their lives.


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Chyornyy monakh

Man who talks with a ghost called Black Monk is forced to see a doctor. After the treatment, he loses his ability to communicate with the ghost, becoming angry, violent and utterly unhappy.


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Oci ciornie

An Italian tells his story of love to a Russian. In a series of flashbacks, Romano Patroni leaves his wife to visit a spa where he falls in love with a Russian woman. He returns to Italy resolved to leave his wife and marry his love.


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Hôtel de France

Anna, the owner of the Hotel de France, which sits on the edge of a highway in the region of Angers, organizes a small dinner party with some friends and relatives.


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A young student and a rich banker make a bet for two million rubles. On the condition of the wager, the student was to spend 15 years in solitary confinement.


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Der Bär

One day the landlord Smirnov demands the widow Popova to pay an old debt which her husband left. She has no money at home and begs Smirnov to wait. The polite conversation turns quickly into an argument. Popova fetches the pistols. Smirnov realizes now that he’s in love with Popova. He confesses his love.


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Potseluy

Gunners spent the night in the small village. Officers are invited to tea by the local landowner. During solemn tea drinking of the Lieutenant Ryabovich who got lost in the dark in rooms of the old house, the stranger unexpectedly kissed.


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Nieciekawa historia

Another monotonous day in the dull life of a medical professor, disillusioned by his university work, students, wife and family.


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Švédská zápalka


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Madame Ranevsky and her daughter Anya return home from Paris to find that their beloved family estate and cherry orchard are to be auctioned off to pay debts. Lopahin, a former serf on the estate who is now a walthy landowner, proposes razing the home and cherrt orchard and dividing the estate into plats that could be leased at great profit. The family, however, continues to hold out hope that their beloved home can somehow be saved from destruction.


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Anton P. Cechov - Ein Leben
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Documentary on the life of Cechov.


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Rasskaz neizvestnogo cheloveka
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Based on a short story by Anton Chekhov, this drama centers around a desire for revenge and the tragedy of a star-crossed love. After a general ruins some men under him in punishment for a rebellion, a friend of the broken men vows revenge. The friend, a naval officer, takes a job as a valet in the general's son's house. While he plots his revenge, the son has an affair with a woman whom the valet begins to love. She is discarded after becoming pregnant, and the valet has his own troubles; he has contracted tuberculosis. Sick and unable to follow through on his plans for vengeance, he leaves for France with the pregnant woman hoping to declare his love and seek a cure for his illness.


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Step

A boy in Russia, circa 1900, makes a daunting trip from his home village to a school in the city.


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Paviljon VI
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A doctor from provincial town in Tsardom of Russia meets his former student in Ward 6, where the story takes place. Impressed by his rebellious spirit and clever remarks, he tends to spend more time with him while also indulging in meditation, only to be ridiculed by his fellow colleagues. Based on a Chekhov's work of the same title.


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Moy laskovyy i nezhnyy zver

A romantic drama in which a beautiful but poor young woman has to choose between three suitors: an old widower, a decadent nobleman and a handsome but poor young man.


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Khoristka


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Il gabbiano
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A young writer is trapped between his awful actress mother and the knowledge that he has only a mediocre talent as a playwright and almost no force of character.


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Smeshnye lyudi!


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Neokonchennaya pyesa dlya mekhanicheskogo pianino
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In Imperial Russia, the nobility has its own entertainments, disputes and worries.


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The lost dog Kashtanka is picked up on the street by circus actor Monsieur Georges. He gives her a new name - Aunt and, having prepared a number with her, begins to perform in the circus. Their performances are very successful.


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A bassist shows up early for the betrothal ball of a beautiful princess, and whiles away the time having a dip in the river. The princess is doing the same, unbeknownst to the bass player, but when someone steals their clothes, the bass player helps the princess to preserve her dignity by transporting her back to the castle in his bass case, and along the way they discover they have feelings for each other. Based on a short story by Anton Chekhov.


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Eti raznye, raznye litsa


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Plokhoy khoroshiy chelovek

Dramatic story about two young men, two intellectuals of the 1890th. It is a story about a complex human character. Being tortured by ignorance and boredom of life, clerk Laevsky is longing to break the depraved circle of his existence. His moral antipode, naturalist Von Coren is sure that people like Laevsky are worth being destroyed. But regardless characters' will and desires, providence deals with their lives in its own way...


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Kisa, ili Zivot jednog producenta

A short love affair of young married woman and police inspector in winter resort will turn into fatal love after chance meeting. Inspired by Chekhov's story "The Lady with the Dog".


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Chayka

Based on the play of the same name by Anton Chekhov. About the searches and doubts of the Russian intelligentsia at the end of the 19th century. Events unfold on the estate of Pyotr Sorin, which brought together representatives of secular society - actress Irina Arkadina, the host's sister and her lover, the famous writer Trigorin. Sorin’s nephew, Konstantin Treplev, in love with a neighbor girl Nina Zarechnaya, who dreams of becoming an actress, writes for her a play that she plays in the scenery of Sorin’s garden.


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Dyadya Vanya

Serebryakov, a retired professor and his beautiful, much younger second wife, Yeléna, visit their country estate, which funds their urban lifestyle. Vanya, brother of the Professor's first wife, who manages the farm estate, and the local Doctor Astrov, both fall under Yelena's spell, while complaining of the endless ennui of their provincial existence. Astrov is an experienced physician who performs his job conscientiously, but has lost all idealism and spends much of his time drinking. Sofya, the Professor's daughter by his first wife, who works to keep the estate going with her uncle Vanya, meanwhile suffers from lack of esteem over what she sees as her own lack of beauty, and from an unrequited love for Dr. Astrov. Matters are brought to a head when the Professor announces his intention to sell the estate, Vanya and Sofya's home, to achieve a higher income for himself and his wife.


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Tsvety zapozdalye

Based on the novel of the same name by Anton Chekhov. Princess Mariya fell in love with doctor Toporkov, who was treating her, in the recent past the serf of her family. Now he has become a celebrity and is only concerned about buying a new home profitably. He does not notice her love and marries a rich merchant. The princess in love comes to see Toporkov and opens to him. Her strong feeling touches Toporkov’s hardened heart, he leaves his wife and leaves the princess abroad.


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Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, Chekhov's Three Sisters live in virtual exile. Olga , a schoolmistress, attempts to support her siblings and the home that is the sole legacy of their late father.

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Karusel
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Satirical comedy based on the notebooks and short stories by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov: "Romance with Double-Bass","On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco", "Misery", "Grateful", "Polinka", "The Cynic", "The Ninny".


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Glavnyy svidetel


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Semeynoe schaste

The film almanac consists of four short stories shot according to A. P. Chekhov's stories.

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Dogadjaj

A grandfather and his grandson go to a fair to sell a horse. A ranger and his vicious partner, Matijevic, follow them as they return home in order to rob them. The confrontation takes place in the forest.


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Film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's story of life in rural Russia during the latter part of the 19th century.


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V gorode S.
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A portrait of a Russian community in the late 19th century based on Chekhov's stories, featuring the author as observer and narrator.


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In a small Russian town at the turn of the century, three sisters and their brother live but dream daily of their return to their former home in Moscow, where life is charming and stimulating meaningful. But for now they exist in a malaise of dissatisfaction. Soldiers from the local military post provide them some companionship and society, but nothing can suffice to replace Moscow in their hopes. Andrei marries a provincial girl, Natasha, and begins to settle into a life of much less meaning than he had hoped. Natasha begins to run the family her way. Masha, though married, yearns for the sophisticated life and begins a dalliance with Vershinin, an army officer with a sick and suicidal wife. Even Irina, the freshest, most optimistic of the sisters, begins to waver in her dreams until, finally, tragedy strikes.


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Tri sestry

Eleven years ago, General Prozorov, having received an appointment, moved his family from Moscow to a small provincial town. The general has died, his adult children - daughters Olga, Maria and Irina and son Andrey, - not finding any use for themselves, and feeling lonely, dream of returning to their native Moscow. They are trying to somehow arrange their own destiny, each in its own way, but nothing comes out of it ...


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Adaptation of Chekhov's play from the Chichester Festival.


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Madame Ranevsky and her daughter Anya return home from Paris to find that their beloved family estate and cherry orchard are to be auctioned off to pay debts. Lopahin, a former serf on the estate who is now a wealthy landowner, proposes razing the home and cherry orchard and dividing the estate into plots that could be leased at great profit. The family, however, continues to hold out hope that their beloved home can somehow be saved from destruction.


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La steppa

Based on a Anton Chekhov short story, this slight tale has some good moments as the drama of a young boy's journey unfolds. The lad comes from peasant stock, and one day his family decides it would be best for him to go live with his uncle in the city. The only problem is that the city is all the way across the Russian steppes, and at this time in history, that arduous journey could only be undertaken by horse and carriage. Reminiscent of the American pioneer wagon trains heading West, the tale lacks any attacks from hostile forces but is filled with charming vignettes. In one part of the journey, the boy comes across some fishermen along a river, harpooning their catch for the day. In another segment, he is entertained when some folk dancers do a lively show. But in general, it is too long and unmomentous a journey to hold attention well for nearly two hours.


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Námluvy


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Medvěd


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Mest
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After Lev Savvich overheard his wife cheating with his best friend who greatly offended him by calling all sort of names, he planned a terrible revenge. Which went terribly wrong.


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Vragi
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Dom s mezoninom

A famous painter lives in idleness in the estate of the landlord Belokurov. Once he meets a family of Volchaninov's living in the neighborhood, in which there are two daughters: the eldest (Lydia), a serious and strict girl with convictions, who tries to help ordinary people and doesn't like the artist very much for his idleness, and the youngest (Zhenya or Misyus), which soon takes a great interest in the artist. The painter also falls in love with Zhenya, but Lydia destroys their happiness ...


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Dama s sobachkoy

A love story among the nobility of the Russian Empire: a man and a woman, both married, fall in love.


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Vedma


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Osvetnik
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Literary adaptation from a Chekhov story: A man goes to a gun shop so he can take vengeance on his unfaithful wife and her lover. But he is also thinking of using the weapon on himself.


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Nevesta

Nadya Shumin is engaged to be married to Andrey Andreitch, the son of a local priest. Nadya lives on her grandmother's estate with her mother, "a fair-haired woman tightly laced in, with a pince-nez, and diamonds on every finger." While Nadya is a woman with a great desire for education and independence, Andrey is a friendly but rather vacuous and totally unmotivated man. Sasha, an ill and impoverished young man who is spending the summer on the estate has long been considered part of the family. Sasha implores Nadya to follow her heart - to go to Petersburg and attend the University.

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Poprygunya
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Osip Dymov, the titular counselor and the doctor of thirty one years, serves in two hospitals at the same time: intern and anatomist. From nine o'clock in the morning and in the forenoon accepts patients, then goes to open corpses. But its income is hardly enough for a covering of expenses of the wife mad about talents and celebrities in the art and artistic environment whom it daily accepts in the house.


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Shvedskaya spichka
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A man of big status disappears in a small provincial town. An old bored investigator and his young hyperactive assistant are on a trail of a bloody murderer.


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Il matrimonio

An Italian historical comedy film consisting of three segments, based on three stage plays by Anton Chekhov.


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Anna na shee

Based on the short story by A. P. Chekhov. Beggar 18-year-old beauty Anna marries a rich 52-year-old official to help her father and brothers. After the death of the mother, the father drinks, the brothers go hungry. For the sake of her relatives, she is ready for anything, even to become the wife of an elderly, rude, vulgar and hated Modest Alexeyevich.


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