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Anna Karenina 

Anna Karenina is the young wife of an older husband. She has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky. By following her desires, Anna complicates her life.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Douglas Henshall ...  Levin 4 episodes, 2000
Helen McCrory ...  Anna Karenina 4 episodes, 2000
Stephen Dillane ...  Karenin 4 episodes, 2000
Paloma Baeza ...  Kitty 4 episodes, 2000
Mark Strong ...  Oblonsky 4 episodes, 2000
Kevin McKidd ...  Count Vronsky 4 episodes, 2000
Jackson Leach Jackson Leach ...  Seriozha 4 episodes, 2000
Kazimiera Utrata ...  Agatha 4 episodes, 2000
Amanda Root ...  Dolly 4 episodes, 2000
Gillian Barge ...  Princess Shcherbatskya 4 episodes, 2000
Malcolm Sinclair ...  Prince Shcherbatsky 4 episodes, 2000
Victoria Carling Victoria Carling ...  Annushka 4 episodes, 2000
Deborah Findlay ...  Countess Lydia 4 episodes, 2000
Emma Majewska Emma Majewska ...  Dolly's Child 3 episodes, 2000
Gabbi Majewska Gabbi Majewska ...  Dolly's Child 3 episodes, 2000
Oliver Mangham Oliver Mangham ...  Dolly's Child 3 episodes, 2000
Tom Ward ...  Yashvin 3 episodes, 2000
Paul Rhys ...  Nikolai 3 episodes, 2000
Maddie Armstrong Maddie Armstrong ...  Dolly's Child 3 episodes, 2000
William Scott-Masson ...  Serpukhovskoy 2 episodes, 2000
Abigail Cruttenden Abigail Cruttenden ...  Betsy 2 episodes, 2000
Sara Kestelman Sara Kestelman ...  Countess Vronskaya 2 episodes, 2000
Rachel Power Rachel Power ...  Masha 2 episodes, 2000
Tamara Arciuch ...  Princess Sorokina 2 episodes, 2000
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Anna Karenina is the young wife of an older husband. She has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky. By following her desires, Anna complicates her life.

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

February 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Анна Каренина See more »

Filming Locations:

Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland See more »

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Company Pictures See more »
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Throughout the movie, any character who wears a wedding band is shown wearing it on their left hand. In the Slavic countries, such as Russia, Ukraine, and Poland, the wedding band is worn on the ring finger of the right hand. Wearing a wedding band on the left hand often indicates that the wearer is widowed. See more »

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The priest reads the prayers in Latin. No Russian Orthodox prayer is ever read in Latin; for Russian Orthodox priests this would be blasphemy. The prayers could be read either in Russian or Slavic. See more »

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A disappointment
25 September 2000 | by michel.anctilSee all my reviews

Anna Karenina is one of the great novels of the nineteenth century that has inspired a great many adaptations for cinema or television. This most recent TV version (aired now in North America) is one too many. It is appallingly rudderless, maybe because it is increasingly more difficult to see a point in adding to the already high stack of versions. The acting lacks zest for the most part, the length or the treatment of this version does not do justice to the richness of the novel, and the sex scenes are so disingenuously artsy as to be laughable. More critically, the key characters of Anna and Vronsky are played by actors lacking both presence and chemistry. In my opinion, this version fares very poorly compared with the other TV miniseries, that of 1977 starring Nicola Pagett (Anna), Eric Porter (Karenin) and Stuart Wilson (Vronsky).


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