August Poster

Release Date: 1996

PG|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
In this adaptation of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" relocated to Wales, Ieuan Davies (Anthony Hopkins) is the caretaker of a country estate belonging to professor Alexander Blathwaite (Leslie Phillips). Ieuan feels deep regret, believing that he never accomplished anything. When Blaithwaite arrives from England with his new wife, Helen (Kate Burton), it stirs emotions in Ieuan, who secretly longs for her. Then Ieuan's friend, Dr. Lloyd (Gawn Grainger), visits and soon falls for Helen, as well.

Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Kate Burton, Leslie Phillips, Gawn Grainger, Rhian Morgan, Hugh Lloyd, Rhoda Lewis, Menna Trussler

Director: Anthony Hopkins

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Samuel Goldwyn Company

Keywords: Love, Emotional, Wife, Love interest, Brooding, Engaging, Touching, Daughter, Doctor