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While journeying alone to her brother's home, Anna Karenina (Vivien Leigh) meets the attractive Count Vronsky (Kieron Moore). Swept up in his offer of passion, the married woman soon abandons her husband (Ralph Richardson), family and position in society.
Why Is Anna Karenina (1948) Rated Not Rated?
Anna Karenina (1948) is rated Not Rated
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Violence: A moving train runs over a man. Characters attempt to commit suicide; one succeeds. A married couple argues and struggles briefly. An unmarried couple also argues. A woman nearly loses her life following childbirth. A man lies to his child about the boy’s mother. Characters gossip about others.
Sexual Content: A woman leaves her husband to begin an illicit affair. An unmarried couple kisses on several occasions. A woman becomes pregnant with her lover’s child. Infidelity is repeated discussed.
Language: None noted.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters frequently drink and smoke. One man is portrayed as drunk.
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Actress Vivien Leigh also stars as Scarlett in the film classic Gone With the Wind. Actress Sally Ann Howes, who plays Kitty, is the love interest of Dick Van Dyck’s character in the fantasy film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: NR
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Home Video Notes: Anna Karenina (1948)
Release Date: April 24, 2007
The 1948 version of Anna Karenina released to DVD with the following extras:
- Full Screen Feature (Black & White)
- Tolstoy: The Man Behind Anna
- The Tolstoy Legacy
- Restoration Comparison
- Still Gallery