Anna Karenina (1985 film)

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Anna Karenina
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Directed by Simon Langton
Produced by Simon Langton
Written by James Goldman
Leo Tolstoy
Based on Anna Karenina 
by Leo Tolstoy
Starring Jacqueline Bisset
Christopher Reeve
Paul Scofield
Ian Ogilvy
Music by Patrick Gowers
Cinematography Kelvin Pike
Edited by Barry Peters
Release dates
  • March 26, 1985 (1985-03-26)
Running time 150 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Anna Karenina is a United States 1985 made-for-TV movie version of the famous Leo Tolstoy novel, Anna Karenina.


Tragic Anna Karenina (Russian: «Анна Каренина»; Russian pronunciation: [ˈanːə kɐˈrʲenʲɪnə])[1] leaves her cold husband for the dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia. The unfortunate series of events leave her hopelessly depressed.


This 1985 TV movie version starred:

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Actor Christopher Reeve, according to his autobiography "Still Me", claimed that while making this movie he learned how to ride a horse, then fell in love with them, which eventually led to his tragic riding accident, 10 years later, falling from a horse and being paralyzed in 1995.[2]


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