The Cherry Orchard
First screened in September 2012
Director: Michael Cacoyannis. Cast: Charlotte Rampling, Alan Bates, Tushka Bergen, Katrin Cartlidge, Owen Teale, Melanie Lynskey, Andrew Howard,
Frances de la Tour, Gerard Butler, Xander Berkeley, Michael Gough, Ian McNeice. Screenplay: Michael Cacoyannis (based on the play by Anton Chekhov).Twitter Capsule:
Stagy camera. Cacoyannis forces top-flight cast into stagy gestures and cadences. Still, the rue comes through.