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Uniform Title Uncle Vanya (Television program : 1970)
Title Uncle Vanya / by Anton Chekhov ; producer, Cedric Messina ; directed by Christopher Morahan ; 1991 version: adapted by David Mamet ; producer, Simon Curtis ; director, Gregory Mosher.

Publication Info. Burbank, Calif. : Distributed Warner Home Video, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD UNCLE    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (255 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Anton Chekhov collection ; disc 4
Anton Chekhov collection ; disc 4.
System Details DVD, NTSC; region 1; mono.
Cast 1970 version: Freddie Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Ann Bell, Roland Culver; 1991 ver.: Ian Holm, David Warner, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Ian Bannen, Rebecca Pidgeon.
Credits 1970 version: translated by Elisaveta Fen ; 1991 version: music, Jeremy Sams.
Note Originally broadcast on television on Stage 2 in 1970 and on Performance in 1991.
Special features: A visit from Vanya / producer, Richard Denton ; host, David Jones (ca. 50 min. ; 1987)
Summary 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, who does not return his ardor.
Audience Not rated.
Language English dialogue with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 -- Television adaptations.
Midlife crisis -- Russia -- 19th century -- Drama.
Unrequited love -- Russia -- 19th century -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Russia -- 19th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Television adaptations.
Television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904.
Messina, Cedric. Producer.
Morahan, Christopher. Director.
Mamet, David. Adapter.
Curtis, Simon, 1960- Producer.
Mosher, Gregory. Director.
Jones, Freddie, 1927-2019. Actor.
Hopkins, Anthony, 1937- Actor.
Bell, Ann, 1939- Actor.
Culver, Roland, 1900-1984. Actor.
Warner, David, 1941-2022. Actor.
Holm, Ian, 1931-2020. Actor.
Mastrantonio, Mary Elizabeth. Actor.
Bannen, Ian, 1928-1999. Actor.
Pidgeon, Rebecca. Actor.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Di︠a︡di︠a︡ Vani︠a︡. English.
Jones, David, 1934-2008.
Denton, Richard. Producer.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
2 Entertain Video (Firm)
BBC Video (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Uncle Vanya (Television program : 1991)
ISBN 141986579x
Standard No. 883929010110
Music No. 3000015811 BBC Video (container)
2000002469 BBC Video (disc)
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