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Monday, March 5

Director of Pride and Prejudice Reteams with Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen in Anna Karenina

The remake of Anna Karenina, based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy, packs a powerhouse punch. The film stars Keira Knightley as well as Aaron Johnson, Jude Law, Matthew Macfadyen, Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Kelly Macdonald, Ruth Wilson, Olivia Williams, and Emily Watson.
Keira Knightley as Anna Karenina
The film is:
The third collaboration of Academy Award nominee Keira Knightley with director Joe Wright, following the award-winning boxoffice successes “Pride & Prejudice” and “Atonement,” is the epic love story “Anna Karenina,” adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel by Academy Award winner Tom Stoppard (“Shakespeare in Love”).
Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet
View some of the images of the film from Focus Features.

The Cast:

Keira Knightley
Anna Karenina
Aaron Johnson and Keira

Aaron Johnson

Jude Law and Keir
Jude Law

Matthew Macfadyen as he looked during the time he
filmed Anna Karenina
Matthew Macfadyen

Matthew Macfadyen as Mr. Darcy

Domhnall Gleeson

Alicia Vikander

Kelly Macdonald
Ruth Wilson as Jane Eyre

Ruth Wilson
Princess Betsy Tverskoy

Olivia Williams as Jane Austen
Olivia Williams
Countess Vronsky

Emily Watson in Gosford Park
Emily Watson
Countess Lydia Ivanovna


MomWaldsPlace said...

I confess, I have not completely read or watched "Anna Karenina", because it is so sad. With this cast I may have to change that.

*maren* said...

I loved sophie Marceau as Anna K. and i am not sure if Keira is a good choice for this role... ? But nevertheless i like her very much and will see the new version

Melody said...

AK is one of my most favorite books, and this cast has some of my most favorite actors. I don't think Keira has quite the presence a role like Anna demands, and would never have cast McFayden as Stiva, but I'll have to see it anyhow. I love the book too much. :)