Sight and Sound - 10/01/2004
"[S]umptuous....There are some exquisite moments..."
Vivien Leigh stars as Anna Karenina, a woman who leaves her socialite husband behind for a more exciting military officer. In search of a meaningful relationship as well as an exciting and more adventurous life, Anna goes through a string of emotions when she becomes the third party of a strenuous love triangle. From depression to happiness to near emotional destruction, she must learn to deal with the elements that surround her tragic existence.
Love Affairs |
Love Triangle |
Theatrical Release |
Film marks fourth adaptation of Tolstoy's classic. (Fox 1915, Metro 1927 and 1935.)