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Stage Russia HD: Anna Karenina

Year: 2017

Genre: Live Theatre

Duration: 135 mins

Starring: Olga Lerman, Evgeny Knyazev, Dmitry Solomikin, Ekaterina Kramzina

Director: Anzelika Cholina

Directed by Lithuanian choreographer, Anzelika Cholina, this multiple award-winning Vakhtangov Theatre production ofäóæAnna Kareninaäóætells the story of Tolstoyí_s classic novel entirely in contemporary dance. Cholina miraculously succeeds in finding the equivalent of Tolstoy's words in harmony and movement, with every gesture holding meaning. The distinctive and heartbreakingly beautiful music of Alfred Schnittke helps reveal the inner turmoil of the characters. Filmed before a live audience from Moscowí_s venerable Vakhtangov Theatre. No dialogue.