Anna Karenina 1967

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… Starring in the title role was the famous Russian actress Tatiana Samoilova (“The Cranes Are Flying”).

Directed by: Aleksandr Zarkhi
Written by: Vasily Katanyan
Runtime:145 minutes
Cast:
Tatyana Samoylova
Tatyana Samoylova
Anna Karenina 
Nikolai Gritsenko
Nikolai Gritsenko
Karenin 
Vasili Lanovoy
Vasili Lanovoy
Vronsky 
Yuriy Yakovlev
Yuriy Yakovlev
Stiva Oblonsky 
Iya Savvina
Iya Savvina
Dolly