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Anna Karenina

Keira Knightley stars as the titular 19th-century Russian aristocrat who enters into a forbidden love affair with the well-heeled Count Vronsky.

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Summary

Anna Karenina (Keira Knightley), the wife of a Russian imperial minister (Jude Law), creates a high-society scandal by an affair with Count Vronsky (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), a dashing cavalry officer in 19th-century St. Petersburg. Anna's husband, Alexei, offers her a difficult choice: Go into exile with Vronsky but never see her young son again, or remain with her family and abide by the rules of discretion. Meanwhile, a farmer named Levin pines for Princess Kitty, who only has eyes for Vronsky.

Details

Director
Joe Wright
Cast
Keira KnightleyJude LawAaron Taylor-JohnsonMatthew MacfadyenDomhnall GleesonAlicia VikanderKelly MacdonaldRuth WilsonOlivia WilliamsEmily Watson
Genres
Dramas, Dramas based on Books, Dramas based on classic literature, Period Pieces
Country
UK
Available
Nov 12 2015
Duration
130min

Review

Tolstoy's novel rendered in exquisite Faberge egg form.

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