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Chekhov’s Everyman

Documentary

SYNOPSIS

Chekov’s Everyman tells the intimate story of Albert Cohen, a lively 83 year old Bulgarian-Israeli actor struggling to stage the last play of his life. After an illustrious career performing over 90 plays a month, Albert finds himself without any role to perform. Utilizing the little means he has, Albert decides to pursue his dream by translating and staging the play Chekov’s Everymen in his apartment. Albert’s home and professional life collide as the play comes to life. The viewer peeks into the world of the grumpy antihero who lives off the momentum of his creation.

Directed by

Amir Cohn

Country of Origin

Israel

Production

Israel

Production year

2015

Runtime

28 min