Universal City, California – From Golden Globe Award®-nominated director Joe Wright (Atonement) comes a thrilling new vision of the epic story of love, Anna Karenina, adapted by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love) from Leo Tolstoy’s timeless classic novel. Academy Award nominee Keira Knightley (Pride & Prejudice), Academy Award nominee Jude Law (Cold Mountain), and Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Savages) lead an all-star cast in a story powerfully exploring the capacity for love that surges through the human heart, while illuminating the lavish society that was imperial Russia. Anna Karenina has been hailed as “extraordinarily bold and exciting!” (Vogue). Anna Karenina will be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download on February 19, 2013 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
At the twilight of an empire, Anna Karenina (Knightley), the beautiful wife of one of Russia’s most esteemed men (Law), has it all. But when she meets the dashing cavalry officer Vronsky (Taylor-Johnson), there is a mutual spark of instant attraction that cannot be ignored. Anna is swept up in a passionate affair that will shock a nation and change the lives of everyone around her. The visually enchanting Anna Karenina is “ecstatic” (Time), “rapturous” (MSN Movies) and “a spectacle that has to be seen to be believed!” (The Huffington Post) This “instant Oscar contender” (Pete Hammond, Deadline) is a must-have addition to any DVD collection, with Bonus Features detailing the stunning artistry of the cast and crew.
The Blu-ray Combo Pack allows consumers to view Anna Karenina anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice. It includes a Blu-ray disc, a DVD, a Digital Copy and UltraViolet for the ultimate, complete viewing experience.
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- Digital Copy provides consumers with a choice of formats from a variety of partners, including options to watch on iPhone®, Android, computers and more.
- UltraViolet is a revolutionary new way for consumers to collect their movies and TV shows in the cloud. UltraViolet lets consumers instantly stream and download to tablets, smartphones, computers and TVs. Now available in both the United States and Canada.
- Deleted Scenes
- Anna Karenina: An Epic Story About Love
- Adapting Tolstoy
- Keira as Anna
- On the Set with Director Joe Wright
- Dressing Anna
- Anna Karenina: Time-Lapse Photography
- Feature Commentary with Director Joe Wright