Articles tagged dover kosashvili, anton chekhov, book adaptations, the duel

Nuri Bilge Ceylan Awakens Chekhov from a ‘Winter Sleep’

At 196 minutes, Winter Sleep is no easy watch, but in its Chekhovian echoes it becomes a confident mood piece.

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Walk the Blue Fields by Claire Keegan

Treating the dismay and dissatisfaction of her characters as a quiet inconvenience, the real tragedy of these stories is their tone of grim and expedient inevitability.

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The Complete Short Novels by Anton Chekhov

In the space of these five short works the conscientious reader can chart the gradual awakening of a major talent.

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Late Marriage (Hatouna Mehuheret) (2001)

A new comedy from Israel, could be funnier in a lot of ways, and more serious in others.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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