Anna Karenina / Анна Каренина (1967) 2 x DVD9
After several previous attempts by foreign directors who miss the mark, this Russian film version of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel Anna Karenina most accurately follows the Tolstoy novel and remains superior to all other versions to date.
“All happy families resemble each other, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, ” goes the novel’s opening sentence. The melodrama centers around a tragic story of love and infidelity, the destiny of a woman who irrevocably changes her life for the sake of a passion. Anna Karenina finds it impossible to renounce her feelings for the loved one. She rejects the morals of society and tries to defend her right to love. Her husband bars Anna from her son, her acquaintances turn their backs on her...

2 x DVD9 | NTSC 16:9 | 01:12:23 + 01:04:17
7.27 Gb + 6.63 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English, Russian, Francais, Arabic (Dolby AC3, 6 ch)
Subtitles: Russian, English, Francais, Espanol, Italiano, Nederlands, Japanese, Svenska, Deutsch, Portugues, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese
Genre: Drama, Romance

Director: Aleksandr Zarkhi
Actors: Tatyana Samojlova, Nikolai Gritsenko, Vasili Lanovoy, Yuriy Yakovlev, Anastasiya Vertinskaya, Iya Savvina, Maya Plisetskaya
Country: Soviet Union

Special features:
• Interviews with Photography Director L.Kalashnikov and actors T.Samoilova, V.Lanovoy, Y.Yakovlev, B.Goldaev
• Director Alexander Zarkhi, actors Maya Plisetskaya and Nikolai Gritsenko featurettes
• "Behind the Scenes"
• Leo Tolstoy: Biography, Chronicle, Documentary
• Cast and Crew Filmographies
• Photo Album

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