Cherry Orchard, The

Status:
Available on DVD
Film/TV/Stage:
Film
Genre:
Drama
Year:
1999
Director:
Michael Cacoyannis
Running time:
141 minutes
Image Gallery:
The Cherry Orchard Gallery
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Cast:
Charlotte Rampling …. Ranyevskaya
Alan Bates …. Gayev
Katrin Cartlidge …. Varya
Owen Teale …. Lopahin
Tushka Bergen …. Anya
Xander Berkeley …. Yepihodov
Gerard Butler …. Yasha (as Gerald Butler)
Andrew Howard …. Trofimov
Melanie Lynskey …. Dunyasha
Ian McNeice …. Pishchik
Frances de la Tour …. Charlotte Ivanovna
Michael Gough …. Feers
Simeon Victorov …. Doridanov
Itzhak Finzi …. Stranger
Ivan Pangelov …. French priest

Also Known As:
Byssinokipos, O (Greece)
Cerisaie, La (France)
The Cherry Orchard (UK)


Description:
Set in Russia at the turn of the century, THE CHERRY ORCHARD chronicles a noblewoman’s return to her family estate after a five-year absence to escape troubling memories her son’s death. Lyubov Ranevskaya (Charlotte Rampling) arrives home to find the famous cherry orchard in full bloom, but the finances of the estate on the verge of ruin. Lyubov and her brother Gaev (Alan Bates) find themselves scrambling to retain a vision of gentility amidst a climate of huge social and economic transition.

Production Notes:
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Release Dates:
Greece November 1999 (Thessaloniki International Film Festival), France 12 January 2000, UK 11 February 2000, USA 22 February 2002 (New York City, New York), USA 5 April 2002 (Los Angeles, California)
IMDB Rating:
6/10
IMDB ID:
144134
Filming Location:
Unknown

One comment on “Cherry Orchard, The

  1. sue grint on said:

    i found this film very heavy going, but the parts of it that gerry was in were mostly quite funny. i dont really like the period dramas myself, but if you are into that, it is worth a look

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