Release Date: February 22nd, 2002
DVD Release Date: February 25th, 2003
Not Yet Rated|2 hr 21 min
Set in Russia at the turn of the century, "The Cherry Orchard" chronicles a noblewoman's return to her family estate after a five-year absence to escape troubling memories her son's death. Lyubov Ranevskaya (Charlotte Rampling) arrives home to find the cherry orchard in full bloom, but the finances of the estate on the verge of ruin. Lyubov and her brother, Gaev (Alan Bates), find themselves scrambling to retain a vision of gentility amidst a climate of huge social and economic transition.
Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis
Production Co: Onassis Foundation, Melanda Film Productions
Distributors: Kino Pictures