‘The Seagull’ Review: Chekhov Classic Takes Flight Courtesy of Saoirse Ronan

‘The Seagull’ Review: Chekhov Classic Takes Flight Courtesy of Saoirse Ronan

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It’s doubtful that all the comic-book noise at the multiplex is making you long for Chekhov, but hey: Here’s the Russian playwright anyway! And unlike Sidney Lumet’s misbegotten 1968 film version of The Seagull, this new take on the 1896 theatrical milestone gets the casting right; ditto the tone of comedy running right up against tragedy until something breaks. 

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This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: ‘The Seagull’ Review: Chekhov Classic Takes Flight Courtesy of Saoirse Ronan

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