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Anna Karenina (1953)

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This film is the record of the stage performance in 1953 by the cast of the Moscow Art Theater. Based on the eponymous book by Leo Tolstoy. Anna Arkadievna Karenina is 20 years younger than... See full summary »

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Lev Tolstoy (novel) (as Leo Tolstoy), Nikolay Volkov (screenplay) (as N. Volkov)

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Alla Tarasova ... Anna Arkadnyevna Karenina (as A. Tarasova)
Nikolai Sosnin Nikolai Sosnin ... Aleksei Aleksandrovich Karenin (as N. Sosnin)
Pavel Massalsky ... Count Aleksei Kirillovich Vronsky (as P. Massalsky)
Viktor Stanitsyn ... Prince Stepan Arkadyevich Oblonsky (as V. Stanitsyn)
Ye. Aleyeva Ye. Aleyeva ... Darya Aleksandrovna Oblonskaya (Dolly)
Aleksei Zakalinsky Aleksei Zakalinsky ... Seryozha Karenin (as Alyosha Zakalinsky)
Angelina Stepanova ... Princess Yelizaveta Feodorovna Tverskaya (as A. Stepanova)
Mariya Durasova Mariya Durasova ... Countess Lidiya Ivanovna (as M. Durasova)
N. Slastenina N. Slastenina ... Countess Vronskaya
Grigori Konsky Grigori Konsky ... Count Aleksandr Kirillovich Vronsky
Irina Gosheva ... Varya Vronskaya (as I. Gosheva)
Boris Petker ... Attorney (as B. Petker)
Yevgeniya Khovanskaya ... Princess Myagkaya (as Ye. Khovanskaya)
Sofiya Pilyavskaya ... Ambassador's wife (as S. Pilyavskaya)
N. Mikhajlovskaya N. Mikhajlovskaya ... Priyatelnitsa Anny
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This film is the record of the stage performance in 1953 by the cast of the Moscow Art Theater. Based on the eponymous book by Leo Tolstoy. Anna Arkadievna Karenina is 20 years younger than her tough husband Aleksei Aleksandrovich Karenin. Anna meets the handsome Count Vronsky, and they fall in love with each other, and make a baby. But their happiness is under the pressure from Anna's husband, who is obstructing their divorce. The lovers are trying to escape from the society that is not accepting their love. But Count Vronsky does not want to abandon his social life. Anna becomes traumatized and depressed by the unbearable conflict with reality. Written by Steve Shelokhonov

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The movie films the theatrical performance of the Maksim Gorky Academic Theater of the SSSR. See more »

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Version of Anna Karenina (2009) See more »

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Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Also Known As:

Анна Каренина See more »

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Mono
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