Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina

DVD - 2005
Average Rating:
3
Rate this:
Anna Karenina, dutiful wife and doting mother, knows contentment but not passion. That changes when she meets ardent Count Vronsky. For him, she throws away marriage, family, social position and finally her life.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

t
ThomasJWhiting
Jan 18, 2016

Agreeing (again) with Gary, this 1938 movie is well worth a watch in many dimensions: acting/staging/dance scenes. etc.

g
garycornell
Aug 03, 2014

There are many versions of "Anna Karenina" but none better than Director Clarence Brown's version from 1938. The movie stars Greta Garbo and Fredric March. What stands out is the beauty and acting ability of Greta Garbo. She is spellbinding when ever she is in a scene. We have one of Hollywood's biggest stars in what might be considered her finest role. I regret so many adaptations of this great book were not up to par. Don't think either the age of the film will affect your viewing pleasure. It has all the royal palaces and big dance scenes in wonderful ballrooms in great black and white. Thanks for reading the above. Leave a note here on the KCLS with your reaction to the movie.

THUD55 Mar 28, 2013

this version of the story is the best. the 1961 BBC version is good. the 2012 version was horrible. Fred March is miscast as Vronsky. Sean Connery played him in 1961 and was good. an effeminate dandy did a terrible job in 2012. I guess Clark Gable was not available to play Vronsky in 1935. Garbo did a nice job in this one, better than Clair Bloom or Kiera Knightley.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at DPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top