The story that explores times crossed the power of love. We are in 1874, the high society of imperial Russia. Lively, beautiful Anna Karenina (Keira Knightley) has what they want contemporaries: is the wife of Karenin (Jude Law), a senior official to whom a baby boy and his social status is one that others only can dream. After receiving a letter from his brother afemeiatul Oblonsky (Matthew Macfadyen), in which he asks her to come and help him save his marriage to Dolly (Kelly Macdonald), Anna goes to Moscow. Along the way he meets Countess Vronskaia (Olivia Williams), which led to train his son gallant cavalry officer Vronsky (Aaron Taylor-Johnson). When Anna Vronsky’s presented to it, between the two there is an instant attraction that can not, and will not be ignored.
At home Vronsky comes to visit and the best friend of Oblonsky, Levin (Domhnall Gleeson), a landowner with a special sensitivity, which is in love with Kitty (Alicia Vikander), the younger sister of Dolly, which requires wife, but Kitty has no eyes for him, but Vronsky. Devastated, Levin returns to his possession of Pokrovskoe, which sank in the work on the farm. Kitty and her heart remains broken when the grand ballroom, sees that Anna is in love with Vronsky, who although married woman, the young man turns his attentions.
Anna tries to regain balance dash returning home to St. Petersburg, but Vronsky follows her. Try to resume family routine, but a troubling thought of Vronsky relentlessly. They both unleash feelings and have a relationship that will scandalized high society of St. Petersburg. Karenin finds himself in a situation inadmissible, so it’s bound to give an ultimatum to his wife.
In her attempt to find happiness, Anna decisions that will break polishing a society obsessed with its own image, and that will have consequences as romantic as it is tragic on her life and those around him.
Anna Karenina is the new film adaptation bold and passionate vision of the director Joe Wright, internationally acclaimed for films such as Atonement, Pride and Prejudice. Adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s novel by Oscar winner Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love), the film marks the third collaboration with director actress Keira Knightley, nominated for an Oscar and Tim Bevan producers, Eric Fellner and Paul Webster. Team Artis it includes director of photography Seamus McGarvey (The Avengers), scenographer nominated three times for an Oscar, Sarah Greenwood (Sherlock Holmes), editor Melanie Ann Oliver (Jane Eyre), Ivana Primorac (Hanna), makeup and hairstyles, Oscar-winning composer Dario Marianelli (Atonement) and costume designer with two Oscar nominations, Jacqueline Durrani (Pride & Prejudice).
ANNA Karenina is a Working Title production directed by Joe Wright with Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kelly Macdonald, Matthew Macfadyen, Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Alicia Vikander, Olivia Williams and Emily Watson. Casting by Jina Jay theirs and Dixie Chassay, choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui is performed and composed by Dario Marianelli’s music. Costume Designer Jacqueline Durrani. Melanie Ann Oliver is film editor and production designer Sarah Greenwood belongs to. Seamus McGarvey, ASC, BSC, is director of photography. Co-producer is Alexandra Ferguson and executive producer Liza Chasin. ANNA Karenina is based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy. Tom Stoppard’s screenplay belongs. Producers Tim Bevan are, Eric Fellner, Paul Webster. It is directed by Joe Wright.