Film review: ANTON CHEKHOV’S THE DUEL from Built For Speed

Anotn Chekhov’s The Duel is based on the author’s 1891 novella of the same name which sets a seething tale of infidelity, passionate conflict, intellectual debate and decaying society in the deceptively sedate world of a seaside resort in the Caucasus in 19th century Russia. The film centres on Laevsky (Andrew Scott) an angry drunken layabout and self- proclaimed intellectual who’s

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