The Goddess of Troy

Prozac might have been invented for the Prozorov girls. Stranded in their Russian backwater town, the three sisters of Chekhov's play famously yearn for Moscow, their hopes for love and life all the while fading to gray. Perhaps the most in need of medication is youngest sister Irina, who clocks up dismal hours in the local telegraph office and whose loveless engagement to an army lieutenant ends when he is killed in a duel. With her limpid eyes and languid limbs, Rose Byrne was born to play Irina - as she did in a shrill but memorable Sydney Theatre Company...

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