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Anton Tchékhov 1890
Archived: Anton Tchékhov 1890 (2015)

director: René Féret

composer: Marie-Jeanne Séréro
With: Nicolas Giraud, Lolita Chammah, Robinson Stévenin, a.o.

duration: 96 minutes
Film Fest Gent - Anton Tchékhov 1890

Never having lost their power to captivate an audience, Anton Chekhov's plays and short stories are still acted and read all over the world today. The story of Chekhov's life is, however, still relatively unknown. "The famous Russian playwright and master of the short story is brought to understated yet expressive life in French director René Féret's biopic." (The Hollywood Reporter)


director: René Féret
composer: Marie-Jeanne Séréro
producer: René Féret
screenplay: René Féret
Editor: Fabienne Féret
Cinematography: Virginie Surdej
sound: Emmanuelle Villard

production company: Les Films Alyne

More info

dialogue: French
subtitles: Eng subt.
country: France
year: 2015

Official site


RENÉ FÉRET (1945-2015): The Story of Paul (1975), Solemn Communion (1977), Fernand (1980), L'enfant roi (1980), Alexina (1985), The Man Who Wasn't There (1987), Baptême (1989), Promenades d'été (1992), The Place of Another (1993), Les frères Gravet (1996), Local Kid (2003), Il a suffi que maman s'en aille... (2006), Like a Star Shining in the Night (2008), Mozart's Sister (2010), Madame Solario (2012), The Film to Come (2013), Anton Tchékhov 1890 (2015).

Technical Specs

sound: Stereo 5.1
format: DCP
frame: 1:1,85
FPS: 24

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