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Anna Karenina (1975)

 |  Drama, Musical  |  December 1979 (USA)
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This is a Bolshoi Ballet version of Anna Karenina. Anna and a younger Vronsky are expressing their love through dance.

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This is a Bolshoi Ballet version of Anna Karenina. Anna (Plisetskaya) and a younger Vronsky (Godunov) are expressing their love through dance. Anna is torn between her love for the handsome Count Vronky and her loveless marriage to an older husband. Entourage is provided by the Bolshoi Theater Ballet and Simphony Orchestra. Written by Steve Shelokhonov

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For admirers of Maya Plisetskaya this is a must
15 August 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As has been rightly said, adapting a classic piece of literature like Tolstoy's Anna Karenina is not an easy task to take on. This ballet does so nobly and it more than pays off. The story is still very moving and grabs your attention throughout, told through dance very expressively. The music for Anna Karenina gives a personal reaction very similar to that of the same composer's The Little Humpbacked Horse, really beautiful and deserves to be heard more, as long as you don't expect a masterpiece like Swan Lake or Giselle. The scoring of the racetrack and ballroom scenes are really well worth hearing at least once. This is a very fine film version, opulently designed and traditional with lovely sets and flattering costumes, though sometimes the lighting can be a little too dark. The production is also intelligently edited, while unobtrusive it still allows us to fully enjoy the dancing too and doesn't distract from the drama. The orchestra perform the music with lyricism and dramatic urgency and the conducting is incisive and sympathetic to the needs of the dancers. The choreography is elegant and fits with the drama of the story perfectly, especially in the love and ballroom scenes, while the racetrack scene is positively heart-breaking. The dancing shows great poise and athleticism, as well as discipline. Everybody dances to the very best of their abilities, but this production is most worth seeing for Maya Plisetskaya, one of the best ballerinas of the time and ever, her dancing in the title role is very expressively danced and interpretation-wise deeply felt. The rapport she has with Alexander Godunov is convincing too, he makes for a passionate and ardent Vronsky. All in all, a must for Plisetskaya admirers and also for fans of the ballet genre in general. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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