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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY TOM STOPPARD

Our most esteemed living playwright adapts the most famous love story ever written in the screenplay for the new Focus Features film Anna Karenina, directed by Joe Wright, starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law.

Tolstoy’s brilliant novel, tracing the tragic love affair between Count Vronsky and the unhappily married Anna, has moved readers for generations. Now, award-winning playwright Tom Stoppard re-imagines what Vladimir Nabokov called “one of the greatest love stories in world literature” for the screen. In an impeccable match of talent between source and adaptation, Stoppard projects Tolstoy’s powerful contrasts between city and country, love and death, happiness and unhappiness. The result is beautiful, stirring, and at once old and new. A special introduction by Stoppard offers a glimpse into the process behind his remarkable interpretation.

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Our most esteemed living playwright adapts the most famous love story ever written in the screenplay for the new Focus Features film Anna Karenina, directed by Joe Wright, starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law.

 

Tolstoy’s brilliant novel, tracing the tragic love affair between Count Vronsky and the unhappily married Anna, has moved readers for generations. Now, award-winning playwright Tom Stoppard re-imagines what Vladimir Nabokov called “one of the greatest love stories in world literature” for the screen. In an impeccable match of talent between source and adaptation, Stoppard projects Tolstoy’s powerful contrasts between city and country, love and death, happiness and unhappiness. The result is beautiful, stirring, and at once old and new. A special introduction by Stoppard offers a glimpse into the process behind his remarkable interpretation.

About the Author

Sir Tom Stoppard is the author of numerous plays, including Arcadia, The Coast of Utopia, The Real Thing, and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, as well as co-writer of the screenplays for Brazil and Shakespeare in Love. He has won one Academy Award and four Tony Awards, and is one of the most internationally performed dramatists of his generation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345805652
Author:
Tolstoy, Leo
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Stoppard, Tom
Subject:
Drama-Women and Ethnic
Subject:
Film and Television-Screenplays and Teleplays
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.93 x 5.16 x 0.58 in 0.46 lb

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» Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » General
» Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » Screenplays and Teleplays

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Product details 208 pages Vintage Books - English 9780345805652 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Our most esteemed living playwright adapts the most famous love story ever written in the screenplay for the new Focus Features film Anna Karenina, directed by Joe Wright, starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law.

 

Tolstoy’s brilliant novel, tracing the tragic love affair between Count Vronsky and the unhappily married Anna, has moved readers for generations. Now, award-winning playwright Tom Stoppard re-imagines what Vladimir Nabokov called “one of the greatest love stories in world literature” for the screen. In an impeccable match of talent between source and adaptation, Stoppard projects Tolstoy’s powerful contrasts between city and country, love and death, happiness and unhappiness. The result is beautiful, stirring, and at once old and new. A special introduction by Stoppard offers a glimpse into the process behind his remarkable interpretation.

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