Anna Karenina

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Barcode: 58964581 Call Number: DV-RUS 013A Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 145 min. Date: 1967, 2000 Language: Russian Creator: Directed by Alexander Zarkhi Description: The film is based on the novel of the same name by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. “All happy families resemble each other, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way,” goes the novel’s opening sentence. The melodrama centers around a tragic story of love and infidelity, the destiny of a woman who irrevocably changes her life for the sake of a passion. Anna Karenina finds it impossible to renounce her feelings for the loved one. She rejects the morals of society and tries to defend her right to love. Her husband bars Anna from her son, her acquaintances turn their backs on her… Arabic voice-over Collection: Language Resource Center