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Zarkhi, Aleksandr. USSR. 1967.
- Anna Karenina
- Alternate Title:
- Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina
- Zarkhi, Aleksandr
- Production Co:
- Kino International, 2006
- 2 videodiscs of 2.   DVD - Region 1.   viewing copy.
Feature.   145 minutes.   color.
- Russian with optional English subtitles.
- 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.