WHO’S IN IT?

Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird), Annette Bening (American Beauty), Corey Stoll (Midnight in Paris), Billy Howle (On Chesil Beach), Elisabeth Moss (Get Him To The Greek), Jon Tenney (Tombstone), Brian Dennehy (Cocoon), Mare Winningham (Miracle Mile), Glenn Fleshler (A Most Violent Year), Michael Zegen (Brooklyn)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Michael Mayer (Flicka), director; Stephen Karam (Speech & Debate), writer; Tom Hulce (A Home at the End of the World), Robert Salerno (21 Grams) and Leslie Urdang (Beginners), producers; Nico Muhly (The Reader) and Anton Sanko (Rabbit Hole), composers; Matthew J. Lloyd (Power Rangers), cinematographer; Annette Davey (Waitress), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Irina Arkadina (Bening) is an aging actress who visits her brother Sorin (Dennehy) and her son Konstantin (Howle) on a country estate during one summer. She brings along her lover, successful writer Boris Trigorin (Stoll), who attracts the attention of Nina (Ronan), a girl from a neighbouring estate who is in a relationship with Konstantin…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Anton Chekov’s classic play is brought to life once more on the screen with a stunning cast made up of fantastic actors like Saoirse Ronan, Annette Bening and Corey Stoll in the lead roles.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 2018