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Anna Karenina (1961)
Anna Karenina, the wife of a Russian imperial minister, creates a high-society scandal by an affair with Count Vronsky, a dashing cavalry officer in 19th-century St. Petersburg. Anna's husband, Alexei, offers her a difficult choice: go into exile with Vronsky but never see her young son again, or remain with her family and abide by the rules of discretion. Meanwhile, a farmer named Levin pines for Princess Kitty, who only has eyes for Vronsky.
Year: 1961
Country: UK
Directed by : Rudolph Cartier
Written by : Donald Bull, Marcelle Maurette
Cast: Claire Bloom, Sean Connery, Jack Watling, Daphne Anderson, June Thorburn
Literary source: Leo Tolstoy "Anna Karenina"