Anna Karenina
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4 Nominations / 1 Win
Year 2012
Director Joe Wright
Writer Tom Stoppard
Starring Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Taylor-Johnson
85th Academy Awards

Anna Karenina is a 2012 British drama film directed by Joe Wright and adapted by Tom Stoppard from Leo Tolstoy's 1877 novel of the same name. Keira Knightley stars in the lead role as Karenina, marking her third collaboration with Wright, while Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson appear as Alexei Karenin and Vronsky, respectively. Produced by Working Title Films in association with StudioCanal, the film premiered at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival, and was released on 7 September 2012 in the United Kingdom and Ireland and on 9 November in the United States.




Set in late-19th-century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.