An aging actress named Irina Arkidana pays summer visits to her brother Pjotr Nikolayevich Sorin and her son Konstantin on a country estate. On one occasion, she brings Trigorin, a successful novelist, with her. Nina, a free and innocent girl on a neighboring estate, falls in love with Boris Trigorin. As Trigorin lightly consumes and rejects Nina, so the actress all her life has consumed and rejected her son, who loves Nina. The victims are destroyed while the sophisticates continue on their way.
Once there was a girl who lived carefree and happy like a sea gull; until a man chanced along and having nothing better to do - destroyed her.
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[speaking to his uncle
When the curtain goes up, on a room with 3 walls, lit by artificial lights, and these great artists, these high priests of art start imitating people eating, drinking, loving, moving about, wearing their humdrum clothes, when out of a few vulgar images and sentences they try to extract a moral, just a very little one, and that's got to be adaptable and convenient and safe for domestic use. Well, enough of the same old thing, over and over and over again in a thousand ...
Version of The Seagull
Sonata No.25 in G, Op.79
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
Arranged by Sonny Burke See more