Screening of « The Cherry Orchard », YARAT Contemporary Art Сentre, Apr 07 at 7 pm
The movie « The Cherry Orchard » will be screened on Apr 07 at 7 pm in the YARAT Contemporary Art Сentre. The film has been directed by Michael Cacoyannis, starring Charlotte Rampling, Alan Bates and Owen Teale and it is based on the 1904 famous play “The Cherry Orchard ” by Anton Chekhov.
This screening is part of the International Week of French Language and Francophonie, organized by the Embassy of France, the French Institute in Azerbaijan and the francophone Embassies of Belgium, Greece, Romania, Lithuania, Morocco and Egypt from Tuesday 5th of April to Sunday 17 of April 2016.
"The Cherry Orchard",(1999)
Director : Michael Cacoyannis
Genre : Drama
Lenght : 137 min.
Language : original version in english with french subtitles
Lyubov Ranevskaya (Charlotte Rampling) is fetched back home from Paris. Five years earlier, after the drowning of her son, she fled Russia for France, where she took a lover whom she allowed to squander much of her fortune. When she comes back to the family estate with her daughter Anya, the Cherry Orchard is in bloom but the family finances are in pretty poor shape.
You can find the entire programme of the International Week of French Language and Francophonie on the facebook pages of the French Institute of Azerbaijan: https://www.facebook.com/ifa.bakou ; https://www.facebook.com/institutfrancaisbakou/ and of the French Embassy : https://www.facebook.com/france.azerbaidjan/ ; http://www.ambafrance-az.org/