Anton Chekhov wrote The Diplomat, amongst other short stories, to help pay for his education in medical school. Adapted for the screen by Creative Producer/Director Michael Witta, The Diplomat is a tragi-comedy in which a man tries to tell his meek friend that his estranged wife has just died…
… without upsetting him
(too much)

Suggested Subject Areas for Educators:
Literary Theory and Criticism, History of Literature, Russian/Slavic Studies, Theatre Studies. A detailed Teacher’s Guide is included in the DVD

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