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Three Sisters

Synopsis
A feature film version of the play by Anton Chekhov, translated by Moura Budberg, with music by William Walton, based on the 1967 National Theatre production of the play. Two fantasy sequences are added for the cinema version.

DVD Extras include an extended interviews with Alan Bates and Ely Landau; AFT Trailer gallery; AFT Cinebill for Three Sisters; Stills gallery; Poster; Article - Anton Chekhov and Three Sisters by Michael Feingold.
Series
American Film Theatre, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1970
Notes
Reviewed by Richard Cohen in ‘Monthly Film Bulletin’ Vol 37, No 442 (11/70), p221.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Chekhov, Anton (1960-1904); feature films; literature - Russian; performances

Credits

Director
Laurence Olivier
Producer
John Goldstone
Writer
Anton Chekhov
Contributor
Moura Budberg; William Walton
Cast
Alan Bates 
Derek Jacobi 
Frank Wylie 
Jean Watts 
Joan Plowright 
Kenneth Mackintosh 
Laurence Olivier 
Louise Purnell 
Ronald Pickup 
Sheila Reid 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£19.99
Duration/Size
156 minutes
Year
2004

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£5.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
155 minutes
Year
2004

Production Company

Name

Clore (Alan) Films

Distributor

Name

Moviemail

Web
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Phone
0844 848 2000
Address
Simply Home Entertainment
PO Box 7741
Ringwood
BH24 9FA
UK
Notes
As of December 2016 the Moviemail web presence is incorporated within the Simply Media website
 

Available from retail outlets

Name

Warner Home Video

Web
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Phone
020 7984 6400
Fax
020 7984 5001
Address
98 Theobold’s Road
London
WC1X 8WB

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