Three sisters [videorecording] /
an Alan Clone production, a film by Laurence Olivier ; the American Film Theatre ; British Lion ; Alan Clore Films ; producer, Jack Goldstone ; translator, Moura Budberg ; director, Laurence Olivier.
Letterboxed ed. (1.85:1).
New York : Kino on Video, 2003, c1970.
1 videodisc (162 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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New York : Kino on Video, 2003, c1970.
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publisher #
K289 DVD
credits note
Director of photography, Geoffrey Unsworth.
general note
"American Film Theatre collection two."
Based on the play by Anton Chekhov.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1970.
Special features: an interview with Alan Bates; theatrical trailer; "Anton Chekhov and Three sisters," an essay by Michael Feingold, chief theatre critic, The Village Voice; The AFT cinebill for Three sisters; stills gallery; The American Film Theatre scrapbook.
Alan Bates, Jeanne Watts, Joan Plowright, Louise Purnell, Laurence Olivier, Derek Jacobi, National Theatre Company of England.
Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attemps to support her family and home that is the sole legacy from their late father. Masha finds relief from an empty marriage by being involved with a passionate young colonel. Irina wills herself to return the affections of an ardent suitor in the hope that he will whisk her off to the city. Sift through the debris of their shattered dreams on the eve of the social and political upheaval that will transform Russia forever.
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target audience
Not rated.
technical details
DVD, Region 1 encoding.

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