The UK branch of Universal Studios will release on Blu-ray director Joe Wright's Anna Karenina (2012), starring Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. The release will be available for purchase online and in stores across the United Kingdom on January 14th.
The third collaboration of Academy Award nominee Keira Knightley with acclaimed director Joe Wright, following the award-winning box office successes Pride & Prejudice and Atonement, is a bold, theatrical new vision of the epic story of love, adapted from Leo Tolstoy's timeless novel by Academy Award winner Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love).
The story unfolds in its original late-19th-century Russia high-society setting and powerfully explores the capacity for love that surges through the human heart, from the passion between adulterers to the bond between a mother and her children. As Anna (Knightley) questions her happiness, change comes to her family, friends and community.
I'm rather interested in seeing this version of Anna Karenina when it opens stateside. Joe Wright is a strong director, including his two period drama collaborations with Keira Knightley, so this should be enticing.