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SummaryAging 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 high and things come to a head against the beautiful and idyllic backdrop of the countryside.
-- 19th century
Authors, Russian -- 19th century -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Russia -- 19th century -- Drama.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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|Other Titles|| Chaĭka.
Herro, David, film producer.
Salerno, Robert, film producer.
Hulce, Tom, 1953- film producer.
Urdang, Leslie, film producer.
Karam, Stephen, screenwriter.
Mayer, Michael, 1960- film director.
Bening, Annette, actor.
Ronan, Saoirse, 1994- actor.
Stoll, Corey, 1976- actor.
Moss, Elisabeth, 1982- actor.
Winningham, Mare, actor.
Tenney, Jon, 1961- actor.
Fleshler, Glenn, actor.
Zegen, Michael, actor.
Howle, Billy, 1989- actor.
Dennehy, Brian, actor.
Muhly, Nico, composer.
Sanko, Anton, composer.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Chaĭka.
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm), production company.
Laluchien (Firm), production company.
Mar-Key Pictures, production company.
Artina Films, production company.
KGB Media (Firm), production company.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Corey Stoll, Elisabeth Moss, Mare Winningham, Jon Tenney, Glenn Fleshler, Michael Zegen; Billy Howle, Brian Dennehy.
Music, Nico Muhly, Anton Sanko ; costume designer, Ann Roth ; editor, Annette Davey ; production designer, Jane Musky ; director of photography, Matthew J. Lloyd.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some mature thematic elements, a scene of violence, drug use, and partial nudity.
In English; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); audio-described.
Title from container.
Based on the play by Anton Chekhov.
Special features: Tribeca Film Festival red carpet and cast Q&A; Q&A with Annette Bening and director Michael Mayer.
DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.39:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
1 videodisc (approximately 98 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.