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  • Uncle Vanya

  • By: Anton Chekhov, David Mamet, Vlada Chernornirdik
  • Narrated by: Josh Radnor, Stacy Keach, Martin Jarvis, and others
  • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 42

Adapted by David Mamet from a translation by Vlada Chernornirdik. In this classic of Chekhov’s canon, an overbearing professor pays a visit to his country estate, where Sonya and Vanya, his daughter and former brother-in-law, have slaved to maintain his wealth. But Vanya is enchanted by the professor’s new wife, while Sonya has fallen for the town’s melancholy doctor. Includes a conversation with Rosamund Bartlett, author of Chekhov: Scenes from a Life.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Poor American soap

  • By tyrone on 10-22-17

Poor American soap

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-22-17

It's unfortunate that it sounds like a low budget American tv melodrama... it's distracting, and whether or not this is a style they have chosen It is at the expense of the story.

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