Special Advance Screening
Keira Knightley and director Joe Wright Appearing in Person
Saturday, November 10, 7:00 PM
$60 (CFI members $50)
Anna Karenina is acclaimed director Joe Wright's bold, theatrical new vision of the epic story of love, stirringly adapted from Leo Tolstoy's great novel by Academy Award winner Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love). The film marks the third collaboration of the director with Academy Award-nominated actress Keira Knightley and Academy Award-nominated producers Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner and Paul Webster, following their award-winning box office successes Pride & Prejudice and Atonement.
Set in 1874, the timeless story powerfully explores the capacity for love that surges through the human heart, while illuminating the lavish society that was imperial Russia. Anna Karenina also stars Jude Law, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kelly Macdonald, Matthew Macfadyen, Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Alicia Vikander, Olivia Williams and Emily Watson.
Keira Knightley and Joe Wright will present and discuss this special advance screening. A Focus Features release, Anna Karenina is Rated R and runs 130 minutes plus discussion.