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DVD001478

Anna Karenina

Zarkhi, Aleksandr. USSR. 1967.

Title:
Anna Karenina
Alternate Title:
Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina
Director:
Zarkhi, Aleksandr
Production Co:
Mosfilm
Country:
USSR
Year:
1967
Publisher:
Kino International, 2006
Description:
2 videodiscs of 2.   DVD - Region 1.   viewing copy.
Feature.   145 minutes.   color.   sound.   letterboxed
Language:
Russian with optional English subtitles.
Genre:
Drama
Notes:
Sound. In Russian with optional English subtitles. In pre-revolutionary Moscow, Anna languishes in a loveless marriage to a powerful politician and highly visible public figure. When Anna’s head is turned by the dashing Count Vronsky, she finds herself risking her marriage, family, and husband’s career in pursuit of a romance as self-destructive as it is passionate. Originally released as a 70mm widescreen film, this version is acknowledged as the most visually spectacular and faithful interpretation of LEO TOLSTOY’S masterpiece. SPECIAL FEATURES include a short film about Leo Tolstoy’s life and home, THOUGHTS ABOUT LEO TOLSTOY (21 min.); video interviews; biographies; more.
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In