Vanya on 42nd Street

Vanya on 42nd Street


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Criterion Collection
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Blu-ray Region A
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US$39.90

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Official Release Date  Feb 28, 2012
Starring  Julianne Moore, Lynn Cohen, Larry Pine, Brooke Smith, Wallace Shawn, Jerry Mayer
Director  Louis Malle
Screen Format  Widescreen
Video Format  1.67:1
Audio  Linear PCM 2.0
Language  English
Subtitles  English
Year  1994
Running Time  121 Minutes
Genre  Drama
Version  US
  MPAA PG
Parental guidance suggested - Some material might be unsuitable for children.
PAX-Code PAX0004591462
Catalog No.  715515090919
Item Code  0715515090919

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In the nineties, André Gregory mounted a series of spare, private performances of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya in a crumbling Manhattan playhouse. These treasures of pure theater would have been lost to time had they not been captured on film, with subtle cinematic brilliance, by Louis Malle (My Dinner with André). In Vanya on 42nd Street, a stellar cast of actors - including Wallace Shawn, Julianne Moore, Brooke Smith, and George Gaynes - embark on a full read-through of Uncle Vanya (adapted into English by David Mamet); the result is as memorable and emotional a screen version of Chekhov's masterpiece as one could ever hope to see. This film, which turned out to be Malle's last, is a tribute to the playwright's devastating work as well as to the creative process itself.

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