John Sichel WriterAnton Chekhov, Moura Budberg Release date1970 DirectorsLaurence Olivier, John Sichel CastJeanne Watts, Joan Plowright, Louise Purnell, Derek Jacobi, Laurence Olivier, Alan Bates Similar moviesLaurence Olivier directed Three Sisters and Hamlet
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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.