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Michael Blakemore

Country Life

Edition 1995
118' - 1994 - Drama, Romance - Dialogue: English
Director: Michael Blakemore Composer: Peter Best With: Sam Neill, Greta Scacchi, John Hargreaves
Australia shortly after World War I. On a rundown sheep farm which was once the
pride of the district, preparations are under way for the return of Alexander and his new young bride. Following the death of his first wife, Alexander had emigrated to England to make a name for himself as a drama critic. He left his small daughter Sally, who has now grown up into a naive young woman, in the care of her sister. Everyone on the farm is impressed by Deborah' s beauty and hearing and by Alexander's sophistication. His instructions to turn the usual household order upside down, however, are not met with much enthusiasm …

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Credits

Director

Michael Blakemore

Composer

Peter Best

With

Sam Neill, Greta Scacchi, John Hargreaves

Scenario

Michael Blakemore, Anton Chekhov

Director of Photography

Stephen F. Windon

Editor

Nicholas Beauman

Producer

Robin Dalton

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

Australia

Screenplay based on

"Uncle Vanya" (Anton Chekhov)

Year

1994

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