Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

Director: Joe Wright Cast: Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Matthew MacFadyen
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Overview

Anna Karenina

Director Joe Wright reteams with Keira Knightley for this version of Anna Karenina, which boasts a script by Tom Stoppard. Knightley stars as the title character, a Russian woman who cheats on her respected husband (Jude Law) with a young soldier (Aaron Johnson) and suffers greatly for her betrayal. Wright sets the action in a theater, often segueing from scene to scene by utilizing different spaces within the same set. Anna Karenina screened at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/19/2013
UPC: 0025192157318
Original Release: 2012
Rating: R
Region Code: 1
Time: 2:10:00

Special Features

Anna Karenina: an epic story about love; Adapting Tolstoy; Keira as Anna; On set with director Joe Wright; Dressing Anna; Anna Karenina: time-lapse photography; Feature commentary with director Joe Wright; Deleted scenes

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Keira Knightley Anna Karenina
Jude Law Karenin
Matthew MacFadyen Oblonsky
Domhnall Gleeson Levin
Alicia Vikander Kitty
Kelly MacDonald Dolly
Ruth Wilson Princess Betsy Tverskoy
Olivia Williams Countess Vronsky
Emily Watson Countess Lydia Ivanovna
Eric MacLennan Matvey
Theo Morrissey Grisha Oblonsky
Cecily Morrissey Lili Oblonsky
Freya Galpin Masha Oblonsky
Octavia Morrissey Tanya Oblonsky
Beatrice Morrissey Vasya Oblonsky
Marine Battier Mlle. Roland
Guro Nagelhus Schia Annushka
Aruhan Galieva Aruhan
Carl Grose Korney
Bryan Hands Mikhail Slyudin
Oskar McNamara Serozha
Luke Newberry Vasily Lukich
Michael Shaeffer Doorkeeper
Steven Beard Elderly Waiter
Pip Torrens Prince Shcherbatsky
Susanne Lothar Princess Shcherbatsky
Alexandra Roach Countess Nordston
Henry Lloyd-Hughes Burisov
Aaron Taylor-Johnson Vronsky
David Wilmot Nikolai
Tannishtha Chatterjee Masha
Joseph Macnab Guards Officer
Nick Holder Stationmaster
Claire Greenway Austrian Princess
Mike Shepherd Wheel Tapper
Arthur Nightingale Oblonsky's Servant
Buffy Davis Agafia
Gala Wesson Kitchen Maid
Eros Vlahos Boris
Kyle Soller Korsunsky
Sam Cox Kapitonich
Max Bennett Petritsky
Holliday Grainger Baroness
Jude Monk McGowan Tuskevitch
Antony Byrne Colonel
Michelle Dockery Princess Myagkaya
Emerald Fennell Princess Merkalova
Sarine Sofair Anna's Friend
Thomas Howes Yashvin
Raphaël Personnaz Alexander Vronsky
Bill Skarsgård Makhotin
Cara Delevingne Princess Sorokina
Bodil Blain Princess Sorokina Senior
Hera Hilmar Varya
Kenneth Collard Prince Tverskoy
Steve Evets Theodore
Conor McCarry Young Peasant
Giles King Stremov
Martin Wimbush Anna's Doctor
James Northcote Princess Betsy's Footman
Duncan Wisbey Shopkeeper
Jamie Beamish Opera House Husband
Shirley Henderson Opera House Wife
Simon Muller Opera House Manager
Nikolai Lester Piano Prodigy
Tillie-Bett Grant Baby Anya

Technical Credits
Joe Wright Director
Tim Bevan Producer
Thomas Brown Art Director
Paul Carter Sound/Sound Designer
Liza Chasin Executive Producer
Dixie Chassay Casting
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui Choreography
Carolyn Cousins Makeup
Jacqueline Durran Costumes/Costume Designer
Karen Folly Edwards Makeup
Eric Fellner Producer
Alexandra Ferguson Co-producer
Nick Gottschalk Art Director
Christine Greenwood Makeup
Sarah Greenwood Production Designer
Martin Harrison Asst. Director
Debra Hayward Executive Producer
Mark Holt Special Effects Supervisor
Jina Jay Casting
Dario Marianelli Score Composer,Musical Arrangement
Seamus Mcgarvey Cinematographer
Melanie Ann Oliver Editor
Ivana Primorac Makeup
Peter J. Robertson Camera Operator
Tom Still Art Director
Tom Stoppard Screenwriter
Paul Webster Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Anna Karenina
1. Scene 1 [5:36]
2. Scene 2 [6:05]
3. Scene 3 [8:16]
4. Scene 4 [5:27]
5. Scene 5 [7:13]
6. Scene 6 [7:10]
7. Scene 7 [7:06]
8. Scene 8 [7:00]
9. Scene 9 [6:35]
10. Scene 10 [6:36]
11. Scene 11 [7:38]
12. Scene 12 [7:37]
13. Scene 13 [4:29]
14. Scene 14 [4:48]
15. Scene 15 [4:23]
16. Scene 16 [6:29]
17. Scene 17 [5:14]
18. Scene 18 [7:06]
19. Scene 19 [6:40]
20. Scene 20 [7:53]

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Anna Karenina 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very beautifully done! I loved all the cast and thought they all did a splendid job although I thought Keira could have done better but I still love her! I particularly loved the new idea of the director using the stage as his background and thought it really worked well. It was definitely something different from all the other "Anna Karenina" movies and just for that I would give it two thumbs up. Although for me Oblonsky stole the show mostly because Matthew did such a fantastic job of portraying this complete and sweet (at times) character. It was definitely worth seeing and I do feel sorry for those people who didn't really like this production or didn't feel comfortable with the stage idea. Also, the costumes were breathtakingly beautiful and the designer did just pick up an Oscar for her maticulous and magnificent work!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I hesitated to watch this movie - which I rented first - because I thought nothing new could be added to a story so well known and because I do not particularly like Keira Knightley (still believe a more mature actress and possibly less waify could have done a more credible job). Still: it is a rather hipnotic movie and I am going to buy it. The music is haunting, the costumes a feast to the eyes, the cast fantastic, including Karenin, whom is portraied often as an old bore, but who is only a man with his principles but who deeply loves his wife. To see Ruth Wilson on screen was a joy, I adore her since her Jane Eyre, which I consider the best version ever!. Same for Michelle/Lady Mary! And Aaron Taylor, after a first rather underimpressing appearance, becomes sexier by the minute. The waltz at the ball was incredible, I want to learn to dance like that. Bottom line: absolutely brilliant movie.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Perfect film !!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
beautiful 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very disappointed. With a cast like this, I expected this to be a real classic, but there was a weird, circus-like quality to this production that I found very distracting. I couldn't watch the whole thing.Wish I'd spent the money on "Argo" instead.