Joe Wright, Anna Karenina
Director Joe Wright's 2012 film of Leo Tolstoi 's Anna Karenina represents the eighth major cinematographic production of this beloved classic. Previous versions of the famous story include the 1935 film starring Greta Garbo and Frederic March; the 1948 film starring Vivian Leigh and Ralph Richardson; the 1985 televised American film starring Jacqueline Bisset and Christopher Reeves; the 1997 film, the first American version to be filmed on location in Russia starring Sophie Marceau and Sean Bean; and finally three Russian versions made in 1953, 1967 and 1974.
"Film Review: The 2012 Tim Bevan Production of Leo Tolstoi's Anna Karenina,"
Swiss American Historical Society Review: Vol. 49:
1, Article 7.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/sahs_review/vol49/iss1/7