Provincial Actors


1h 48m 1979

Brief Synopsis

Christopher, a leading actor in a rural theater troupe, faces a crumbling marriage as his loving but unstable wife, Anna, loses patience with his egotistical longing to move to the big city and become a star.

Film Details

Release Date
1979
Distribution Company
New Yorker Films; New Yorker Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

Synopsis

Christopher, a leading actor in a rural theater troupe, faces a crumbling marriage as his loving but unstable wife, Anna, loses patience with his egotistical longing to move to the big city and become a star.

Film Details

Release Date
1979
Distribution Company
New Yorker Films; New Yorker Films

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 48m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States May 1980

Released in United States September 1989

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1979

Re-released in United States on Video August 22, 1995

Shown at Cannes Film Festival May 1980.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (Polish Retrospective) September 13 & 16, 1989.

Solo directing debut for Agnieszka Holland. Produced for Andrzej Wajda's "X" Film Unit. Film was banned by Polish government after the imposition of martial law in 1981.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1979

Released in United States May 1980 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival May 1980.)

Released in United States September 1989 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (Polish Retrospective) September 13 & 16, 1989.)

Re-released in United States on Video August 22, 1995