|aThree sisters|h[videorecording] /|can 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.
|iTitle on container:|aAnton Chekhov's Three sisters
|aLetterboxed ed. (1.85:1).
|aNew York, NY :|bKino on Video,|cc2003, c1970.
|a1 videodisc (162 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aAmerican Film Theatre. Collection 2
|aOriginally released as a motion picture in 1970.
|aBased on the play by Anton Chekhov.
|a"American Film Theatre collection two."
|aSpecial 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.
|aA spring afternoon -- An extravagant present -- Our lives -- Superfluous knowledge -- Irina's birthday -- "How deceptive life can be" -- "I love ..." -- "Let's philosophize" -- "Let's make peace" -- "Moscow, Moscow" -- A cruel Natasha -- "Maybe I'm not a man at all" -- "You are a remarkable woman" -- Confessions -- A dream -- Happiness --A duel -- Wives -- "Everything comes to an end" -- "Let us live."
|aDirector of photography, Geoffrey Unsworth.
|aAlan Bates, Jeanne Watts, Joan Plowright, Louise Purnell, Laurence Olivier, Derek Jacobi, National Theatre Company of England.
|aNearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attempts 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.
|aMPAA rating: PG.
|aDVD, Region 1 encoding.
|aIncludes audio tracks in English.
|aChekhov, Anton Pavlovich,|d1860-1904.|tTri sestry.|lEnglish.