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Anna Khamzina and Filipe Portugal

Anna Khamzina as “Anna Karenina” and Filipe Portugal as “Alexej Karenin”, “Anna Karenina” choreography by Christian Spuck (based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy Лев Толстой), costumes by Emma Ryott, music by Rodion Shchedrin and performed by Philharmonia Zürich, Ballett Zürich… 93 more words


Family in Anna Karenina

Alicia Vikander and Domnhall Gleason as Kitty and Levin in Joe Wright’s 2012 adaptation of Anna Karenina, a fun, if unsuccessful reworking of Tolstoy’s novel. 1,685 more words

Maria Abashova and Sergei Volobuev

Maria Abashova Мария Абашова and Sergei Volobuev Сергей Волобуев, “Anna Karenina Анна Каренина” (based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy Лев Толстой) choreography by Boris Eifman Борис Эйфман, music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, costumes by Vyacheslav Okunev, Eifman Ballet Театр балета Бориса Эйфмана, 2014 Gala Russe, les Etoiles des Ballets Russes, Grimaldi Forum, Monte Carlo, The Principality of Monaco (September 2014) 55 more words


Anna Karenina: Levin & Kitty


Leo Tolstoy wrote the multi-faceted novel, Anna Karenina as somewhat of a cautionary tale. The romance between Anna and her lover Vronsky was ill-fated from the start, yet since the novel was published, the passion between the two has been glorified as “true love.” Somehow committing adultery and abandoning your spouse and child and living in exile with a lover is romantic. 726 more words


Anna Karenina (2012)

Dir. Joe Wright. Starring Keira Knightley, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Jude Law

The action of Anna Karenina is set, sometimes tacitly but more often very, very loudly, in a theater. 1,557 more words


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I can do nothing, can begin nothing, can alter nothing; I hold myself in, I wait, inventing amusements for myself–the English family, writing, reading–but it’s all nothing but a sham, it’s all the same as morphine.

Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy


The Play's the Thing: Marina Carr's Adaptation of Anna Karenina at the Abbey Theatre

Throughout my undergraduate degree in English, I was extremely interested in adaptation studies. The concept of the updating and altering that is an inherent aspect of adaption has always fascinated me. 1,020 more words

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