[England] : BBC Video ; [New York, NY] : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2009.
[Full screen version.]
1 videodisc (ca. 108 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
In English, with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Clair Bloom, Sean Connery.
Producer, Rudolph Cartier ; adaptation, Donald Bull.
Originally broadcast on BBC television in 1961.
Based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy.
Anna Karenina is the young wife of Alexis Karenin, a Russian diplomat. She is on a mission of mercy to help her brother patch things up with his wife after an injudicious affair. While helping her brother, Anna meets the dashing officer, Count Alexis Vronsky. Anna is soon swept off her feet by Vronsky and begins an affair of her own. When Karenin finds out, he offers to forgive Anna is she will leave Vronsky. She refuses. It is a decision that will have tragic consequences.
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