MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,848 this week

Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010)

 |  Drama  |  28 April 2010 (USA)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 377 users   Metascore: 75/100
Reviews: 5 user | 26 critic | 16 from Metacritic.com

In ANTON CHEKHOV'S THE DUEL, escalating animosity between two men with opposing philosophies of life is played out against the backdrop of a decaying seaside resort along the Black Sea ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (novel)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

Interview: Magic Mike

The Magic Mike XXL guys give some relationship advice to a 74-year-old fan.

Watch Now

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 44 titles
created 12 Jul 2011
 
a list of 637 titles
created 16 Dec 2011
 
a list of 1179 titles
created 28 Dec 2011
 
a list of 594 titles
created 05 Nov 2012
 
a list of 1617 titles
created 22 Feb 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010)

Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Anton Chekhov's The Duel.

User Polls

1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Once a successful artist, Hart is now a shadow of his former self, his world torn apart by loss. He is consumed by a haunting portrait of his deceased wife and spends every moment studying ... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Dark
Stars: Andrew Scott, Olivia Grant
Silent Things (2010)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An autistic man and woman's friendship becomes tested when a 15-year old girl comes between them.

Director: Rob Brown
Stars: Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Georgia Groome, Andrew Scott
Dead Bodies (2003)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The return of a vengeful ex-girlfriend sets into motion a series of gruesome events for a hapless Irish bachelor in director Robert Quinn's grim black comedy.

Director: Robert Quinn
Stars: Andrew Scott, Katy Davis, Eamonn Owens
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A Russian actress looking for love and stardom finds herself caught in a nest of Hollywood vipers.

Director: Michael Guinzburg
Stars: Biff McGuire, Lara Romanoff, Will Poston
The Duel (2000)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

After a long absence, a master swordsman of royal blood, Yeh Cool-son, returns to the emperor's palace to challenge Snow, a reclusive master, to a dual on new year's eve. In the days before... See full summary »

Director: Wai-Keung Lau
Stars: Andy Lau, Ekin Cheng, Nick Cheung
Forget Me Not I (2010)
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Love Happens. When you least expect it. Forget Me Not is a moving, modern day love story set over twenty four hours against a stunning London backdrop.

Directors: Alexander Holt, Lance Roehrig
Stars: Luke de Woolfson, Tobias Menzies, Charlie Covell
Omagh (TV Movie 2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An examination of the aftermath of the 1998 Real IRA bombing that killed 29 people in Omagh, Northern Ireland.

Director: Pete Travis
Stars: Gerard McSorley, Michèle Forbes, Brenda Fricker
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A bachelor party weekend in the great outdoors takes some unexpected detours.

Director: John Butler
Stars: Andrew Scott, Hugh O'Conor, Peter McDonald
The Town (TV Mini-Series 2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A mystery murder of two parents brings back their son to the Town to reconnect with his family and old friends while trying to solve who murdered his parents

Stars: Kelly Adams, Aisling Bea, Martin Clunes
Infiltration (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The 1956, a few years after the War of Independence and the establishment of the State of Israel. Immigration is at its peak, transit camps are scattered throughout the country. This is the... See full summary »

Director: Dover Koshashvili
Stars: Guy Adler, Oz Zehavi, Michael Aloni
Little White Lie (TV Movie 2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Nicholas Renton
Stars: Andrew Scott, Anthony Morris, David Murray
Korea (1995)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Cathal Black
Stars: Donal Donnelly, Andrew Scott, Fiona Molony
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
...
Niall Buggy ...
...
...
Simon Trinder ...
Postal Superintendent
Debbie Chazen ...
Graham Turner ...
Atchmianov Senior
...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Boris Bakal ...
Postal Clerk
Alister Cameron ...
Mislav Cavajda ...
Kirilin
Franka Gulin ...
Blind Masseuse
Matija Jaksekovic ...
Officer
Edit

Storyline

In ANTON CHEKHOV'S THE DUEL, escalating animosity between two men with opposing philosophies of life is played out against the backdrop of a decaying seaside resort along the Black Sea coast. Laevsky is a dissipated romantic given to gambling and flirtation. He has run off to the sea with beautiful, emotionally empty, Nadya, another man's wife. Laevsky has now grown tired of her, but two obstacles block his route to escape: he is broke, and he faces the absolute enmity of Von Koren, an arrogant zoologist and former friend who can no longer tolerate Laevsky's irresponsibility. Soon Laevsky confronts Von Koren, accusing him of meddling in his affairs, but Von Koren maneuvers a criticism Laevsky makes of their mutual friend, Dr. Samoylenko, into a challenge to a duel. Utterly discombobulated and honor bound, Laevsky agrees to this absurdity -- a duel it shall be! A duel as comically inadvertent as it is inevitable. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

28 April 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Anton Chekhov's The Duel  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Festival Film for 2011. Bruno Chatelin Filmfestivals.com
26 April 2011 | by (France) – See all my reviews

Another classic masterpiece by the producer of James Ivory's jewels: "The Remains of The Day" and "Howards End". Smart entertainment, slow and delicate, exquisite and precise acting, spectacular and riveting Fiona Glascott, lazy ambiance to be cherished as one would sip a fine glass of vintage old port, watching the sun set on a peaceful landscape by the sea...

I cannot wait to see it travel through the world on the Festival Circuit, especially those places where old Russia means something. Of course the Title reveals much of the story, but Anton Chekhov's fans will not complain, on the contrary since the adaptation is so true. The Festival Film for 2011. Bruno Chatelin Filmfestivals.com


11 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Makes the play a movie erspamt
Magnificent! maraki_mant
Discuss Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?