This filmed production of a special ballet based on the writings and characters of Chekhov features performers from the Leningrad, Maly, and Kirov theaters. Leading the impressive company are Ekaterina Maximova and Vladimir Vasiliev in the principal roles; Gali Abaidulov, John Markovsky, and others play supporting parts. The memorable music is by Valery Gavrilin. 67 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.