Three Sisters (1970 Olivier film)

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The Three Sisters
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Directed by Laurence Olivier
John Sichel
Produced by John Goldstone
Written by Anton Chekhov
Moura Budberg
Starring Alan Bates
Laurence Olivier
Joan Plowright
Derek Jacobi
Music by William Walton
Cinematography Geoffrey Unsworth
Edited by Jack Harris
Distributed by British Lion Films
American Film Theatre
Release date
2 November 1970 (UK)
4 February 1974 (US)
Running time
165 minutes
Country UK
Language English

Three Sisters is a 1970 British drama film starring Alan Bates, Laurence Olivier and Joan Plowright, based on the 1900 play by Anton Chekhov. Olivier also directed, with co-director John Sichel. The film was based on a theatre production that Olivier directed at the Royal National Theatre in 1967. It had its U.S. release as part of the American Film Theatre series in 1974. It was the final feature film directed by Olivier.


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