About the film
Release Date: November 20, 1959
|Genres||:||Drama, TV Movie|
|Production Companies||:||Sveriges Radio (SR)|
|Writers||:||Anton Chekhov, Jarl Hemmer|
This quintessential Chekhov drama--his first success--is both comic and tragic. A group of friends and relations gather at a country estate to see the first performance of an experimental play written and staged by the young man of the house, Konstantin, an aspiring writer who dreams of bringing new forms to the theatre.