Uncle Vanya (Film)

★★★★★ 'A masterpiece of love, sadness and a very timely air of ennui... Quite a marvel, quite a must-see.' (Telegraph)

★★★★★ 'An extraordinary, transfiguring leap from stage to screen… This is not, like the NTLive broadcasts, an attempt to transmit a theatrical event. It is a new thing. The film crackles with fresh intensity – and gains new shadows from the timing of its release… . It is often said that an elderly play is nevertheless a play for today. This one truly is.’ (Observer)

★★★★★ ’It is excellent. A great work of art. It will touch your heart and soul.’ (BBC News)


★★★★★ ’Could there be a better play to put in cinemas right now than Uncle Vanya?’ (WhatsOnStage)


‘Every melancholy detail pierces in this screen version of Ian Rickson’s acclaimed Chekhov production. (The Stage)


‘Uncle Vanya have been haunting my dreams ... in the best way. Uncle Vanya — based on Conor McPherson's version of Chekhov's classic — is an outstanding film, charged with emotion.’ (Daily Mail)