Repeating Anna Karenina’s Mistakes

Anna Karenina (1935) is a beautifully acted film based on Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel.i Set in Moscow and St. Petersberg, this black & white depiction of aristocratic life during the denouement of Tsarist Russia is bursting with the forgotten glories of civilization.ii The costumes alone – ladies wearing the most lavish gowns and fur coats, gentlemen […]