Vanya On 42Nd Street 1994
Amazon Instant Video
|Genres||Drama, Romance, Comedy|
|Starring||Andre Gregory, Brooke Smith|
|Supporting actors||George Gaynes, Jerry Mayer, Julianne Moore, Larry Pine, Brooke Smith, Wallace Shawn, Andre Gregory, Madhur Jaffrey, Oren Moverman|
|Studio||Sony Pictures Classics|
|MPAA rating||PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)|
|Rental rights||24 hour viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
The actors are very engaging.
I remembered loving this "small" film when I saw it in the theater, so I knew I'd be happy with the DVD, whether it had any extras or not (it doesn't).
Though this is a film, we see the power of theater -- great actors creating an entire world with only their voices, facial expressions, and body language.
If you liked My Dinner With Andre and The Designated Mourner, you will enjoy this Malle/Gregory/Mamet take on the classic Chekov play.Published 22 days ago by Douglas
blue ray, great picture and sound. interesting approach to the play within a play. well acted, set and production suits play.Published 8 months ago by john harrison
What a clever way to film a Chekhov play -- inside a theatre the rehearsals are filmed, so that makes the Chekhov project economically feasible, since there are no costumes,... Read morePublished 13 months ago by jesse vint
There is nothing not to like. The view is as good as the movie, which is in turn an excellent way to enjoy a great production of the classic Uncle Vanya.Published 13 months ago by Guillermo Rubio
After having read Uncle Vanya, and having watched the BBC version, I wasn't sure what to expect with a contemporary re-do. Read morePublished 15 months ago by T. Burke
Vanya on 42nd Street is a jewel of a film, combining the adaptations of Andre Gregory (Vanya)and David Mamet's adaptation of this great Chekhov play. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Edward Nagel
If you aren't willing to sit through Chekov, stay away but otherwise, find this and feast!! It is so moving and wondrous. Beautiful performances abound and it is just terrific. Read morePublished on September 16, 2010 by R. Mathes
I think the only reason this is given such high reviews is owing to the fact that it is such a great play. Read morePublished on May 3, 2009 by Tim
This is how Chekhov was meant to be performed! The setting is bleak, dark, heavy, honest, and so are the performances - but the stand out is clearly Brooke Smith. Read morePublished on December 8, 2008 by Tina Luzis