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In the early 20th century, an aging actress and her lover visit the estate of her elderly brother.

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Michael Mayer

Writers:

Anton Chekhov (play), Stephen Karam (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Annette Bening ... Irina
Corey Stoll ... Boris
Glenn Fleshler ... Shamrayev
Billy Howle ... Konstantin
Brian Dennehy ... Sorin
Elisabeth Moss ... Masha
Mare Winningham ... Polina
Jon Tenney ... Doctor Dorn
Michael Zegen ... Medvedenko
Saoirse Ronan ... Nina
Ben Thompson ... Yakov
Angela Pietropinto ... Irina's Dresser
Barbara Tirrell Barbara Tirrell ... Olga
Elsie Brechbiel Elsie Brechbiel ... Natalia
Pippa Pearthree ... Eugenie
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Storyline

An aging actress named Irina Arkadina 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.

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Rated PG-13 for some mature thematic elements, a scene of violence, drug use, and partial nudity. | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 2018 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

A Gaivota See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$79,016, 13 May 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,252,960, 16 August 2018
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Filming began the summer of 2015 in New York - three years before the theatrical release in the US (May 11, 2018). See more »

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Annette Benning can be seen smoking a cigarette with a filter on it. Filters were not introduced until 1936. See more »

Quotes

Masha: It's all ridiculous. Unrequited love. It only exists in novels. You can't sit around always hoping that something will happen. If you start to feel love in your heart, you've got to rip it out.
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Remake of The Sea Gull (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Dark Eyes (Ochi Chyornye)
Lyrics by Yevhen Hrebinka
Arrangement by Brian Usifer
Performed by Annette Bening, Ben Thompson and Brian Usifer
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Some Settle, Some Go For It
13 January 2019 | by ThomasDrufkeSee all my reviews

Of the 3 Saoirse Ronan movies released this year, this was the one I was most intrigued by. Not necessarily by the story, that would probably be Mary Queen of Scots. But I was fascinated as to why this film sat on the shelf for nearly 3 years as Ronan received Oscar nominations for both Brooklyn and Lady Bird in the meantime. For whatever reason and through various production delays, it took years to bring the English speaking adaptation of the Anton Chekhov play to the big screen. I'm not typically a fan of these types of films, ones that prioritize proper dialogue and melodramatic scenes to chew up the screen time. However, I do appreciate when a modernization is attempted to bring more eyes to famous source material in a universal way. Ronan and fellow 'On Chesil Beach' screenmate, Billy Howle, play very well off each other. And much like that film, there's a certain heft to their relationship, as well as the other various people involved in love triangles. Does the film come together as much as the individual performances do? Not particularly. It's a serviceable adaptation that will unfortunately be soon forgotten, much like the other 2 Ronan 2018 films.

5.8/10


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