DVD, Digital Release: The Seagull

Digital Release Date: Sept. 25, 2018, DVD Release Date: Sept. 25, 2018
Price: DVD $14.96
Studio: Sony

Based on the 1896 play by Russia’s renowned Anton Chekhov, The Seagull is brought to the screen by Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer (2007 Best Direction of a Musical, Spring Awakening) and Tony Award-winning screenwriter Stephen Karam (2016 Best Play, The Humans).

The film is take place one summer at a lakeside Russian estate, friends and family gather for a weekend in the countryside.  While everyone is caught up in passionately loving someone who loves somebody else, a drama-comedy unfolds about art, fame, human folly and the eternal desire to live a purposeful life.

The film features a star-studded cast led by four-time Academy Award® nominee and two-time Golden Globe winner Annette Bening (Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool). The supporting cast includes Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn), Elisabeth Moss (TV’s The Handmaid’s Tale), Mare Winningham (Hatfields &McCoys) and Brian Dennehy (The Next Three Days).

Special features on The Seagull include cast and crew red carpet interviews and a post-screening Q & A from the Tribeca Film Festival with director Michael Mayer and the cast, along with a City Cinemas Q & A with Mayer and Bening.

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.