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Life is a theatre set – Anna Karenina review

By Jess Lomas February 12, 2013 Adapting one of literature’s greatest tragedies is no easy feat, as Joe Wright’s take on Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina repeatedly demonstrates. While the picture soars creatively, giving us some of the most exquisite sequences of recent times, it lacks the burning passion necessary to raise this from a pretty […]

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Trailer Debut: Anna Karenina

Our first glimpse of Joe Wright’s adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s classic Anna Karenina has arrived with the film’s official trailer, and it screams Oscar. Using his Atonement and Pride and Prejudice leading lady, Keira Knightley plays the titular Anna, an aristocrat whose voice over opens the trailer by saying “I was 18 when I got […]

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Joe Wright and Keira Knightley reunite for Anna Karenina

Director Joe Wright is set to reteam with his Atonement and Pride and Prejudice star Keira Knightley for an adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s legendary novel Anna Karenina. According to Deadline, Knightley – who scored an Oscar nomination for P&P under Wright’s direction – will play the title character; a young married woman who has an […]

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