Anna Karenina Movie Review 2000

Information and Film Reviews for Anna Karenina the Movie

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Well-done British adaptation of the familiar Tolstoy drama although, frankly, Anna (McCrory) is a pill. Less tragic than headstrong, this willful Russian beauty runs from her passionless marriage to Karenin (Dillane) straight into the arms of dashing seducer Vronsky (McKidd). Of course, once they turn each other's lives to misery, what else is left but a tragic end. This version also includes the secondary love affair of Kitty (Baeza) and Levin (Henshall).


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 240 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Period Piece: 19th Century, Romantic Drama, St. Peterburg (Russia), Obsessive Love, Books to Film: Leo Tolstoy
Allan Cubitt
Helen McCrory, Kevin McKidd, Stephen (Dillon) Dillane, Douglas Henshall, Paloma Baeza, Amanda Root, Mark Strong
Ryszard Lenczewski
David Blair
John Keane

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