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The Duel (2010 film)

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Director  Dover Kosashvili
Country  United States
6.2/10 IMDb

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Language  English
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Release date  28 April 2010 (2010-04-28)
Based on  The Duel  by Anton Chekhov
Writer  Mary Bing, Anton Chekhov (novel)

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Anton Chekhov's The Duel is a 2010 film directed by Dover Kosashvili. The film is an adaptation of an 1891 novella by Anton Chekhov, The Duel. Set in a seaside resort in the Caucasus, the story centers on Laevsky (Andrew Scott), an aristocratic civil servant, and his mistress Nadya (Fiona Glascott), whom Laevsky is trying to abandon. The screenplay was written by Mary Bing. The Duel was filmed in Croatia. The film's cast is made up of British and Irish actors. It has generally received positive reviews.

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Plot

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Laevsky is a Russian aristocrat employed by the civil service who is careless about his work, mostly drinking and playing cards. He lives with Nadya, a woman he seduced away from her husband. He receives a letter telling him her husband has died, but does not tell Nadya. He has come to the realisation that he has never loved Nadya and fears having to marry her. He is in debt and trying to find ways to escape his situation, and becomes increasingly irritable.

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Nadya is neglected and distracts herself flirting with other men which leads to trouble. Captain Kirilin is insistent that he will not be ignored, although she has moved on to other men. Kirilin requires her to meet him or he will cause a scandal. Nadya cries and regretting the way Kirikin is offensive and begged him for not pursuing her to sleep with him but she gave up and asked Kirilin "where?". Laevsky found out that Nadya has slept with Kirikin after he got a message that someone important wants to see him. He followed the messenger only to realize that he has been dragged to witness the scene of sex between Nadya and Kirilin.

Cast

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  • Andrew Scott as Laevsky
  • Fiona Glascott as Nadya
  • Tobias Menzies as Von Koren
  • Niall Buggy as Samoylenko
  • Rik Makarem as Atchmianov
  • Nicholas Rowe as Sheshkovsky
  • Michelle Fairley as Marya
  • Simon Trinder as Postal Superintendent
  • Debbie Chazen as Olga
  • Graham Turner as Atchmianov Senior
  • Jeremy Swift as Deacon
  • Reception

    Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a score of 81% based on 26 reviews, with an average rating of 7 out of 10. Metacritic gives the film a score of 75% based on reviews from 16 critics.

    References

    The Duel (2010 film) Wikipedia
    The Duel (2010 film) IMDb The Duel (2010 film) themoviedb.org


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