Anna Karenina (1974)

Genres - Dance  |   Sub-Genres - Ballet  |   Run Time - 81 min.  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Nathan Southern

The Bolshoi Ballet mounts this 1979 production of Rodion Shchedrin's Anna Karenina, which Shchedrin adapted, in turn, from the 1877 novel by Leo Tolstoy. It co-stars Maya Plisetskaya and Alexander Godunov, with choreography by Plisetskaya.

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ballet-dance, extramarital-affair, ill-fated, obsession, officer, peasant, Russian [nationality], star-crossed-lovers