Stage Russia HD: Anna Karenina
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 of†Anna Karenina†tells the story of Tolstoyís 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 Moscowís venerable Vakhtangov Theatre. No dialogue.