Vanya On 42Nd Street 1994
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|Genres||Drama, Romance, Comedy|
|Starring||Phoebe Brand, Lynn Cohen|
|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)|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
This is a very rare film that puts across the real feeling and impact of a night at the play.
Each role is played to the fullest, with Julianne Moore a stand-out in a beautifully subtle, detailed performance.
If you love Chekhov, or if you simply love theater, VANYA ON 42nd STREET is a rare privilege.
A fairly over-rated film. While it is no small accomplishment to film any Chekhov - plays or short stories - this film is more about what a certain, "cultured" strata of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by D. Hammerbeck
Wally Shawn is the best Vanya! Loved the spontaneity and setting of this version of Uncle Vanya. What fun to watch. Chekhov described his plays as comedies. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Cathy Thornton
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 9 months ago by Douglas
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 21 months ago by jesse vint
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 23 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 on November 6, 2012 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