TMDB Rating 8
IMDB Rating 6.8
RottenTomatoes Rating 67%


Revenue: $0

Budget: $0

Profit: - $0

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Status: Released

Average Rating: 8

Release Date: Oct 27, 1994


Run Time: 1h 58m

Original Language: English

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Production Countries: Australia

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Adaptation of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" set in rural Australia in the 1920s. Jack Dickens and his niece Sally run the family farm to support brother-in-law Alexander as a (supposedly brilliant) literary critic in London. Action begins when Alexander returns with his beautiful young wife Deborah, revealing himself as an arrogant failure and wanting to sell the farm out from under Jack. Blakemore introduces themes about Australia's separation from England, as well as expanding the pacifist and ecological philosophies espoused by the local Doctor Max Askey.

Main Cast

Greta Scacchi

Greta Scacchi

Deborah Voysey

Age : 60 | Popularity : 14%

Kerry Fox

Kerry Fox

Sally Voysey

Age : 53 | Popularity : 8%

Sam Neill

Sam Neill

Dr. Max Askey

Age : 72 | Popularity : 32%

John Hargreaves

John Hargreaves

Age : 50 | Popularity : 4%


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Directing Director
Michael Blakemore
Michael Blakemore
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