Keira Knightley sucks in her cheeks and looks teary in this classics face-off against Anne Hathaway’s raw power.
By Stuart Heritage
It seems like only yesterday that we were treated to the sumptuous, heart-rending trailer for the forthcoming Les Miserables adaptation. But you know what they say about sumptuous, heart-rending trailers for cinematic adaptations of classic novels – once you pop, you just can’t stop.
Because now there’s a trailer for an adaptation of Anna Karenina, too. Like Les Miserables, it’s an epic rumination of love and loss. Like Les Miserables, it stars some of the world’s finest acting talent. Unlike Les Miserables, you can watch it safe in the knowledge that Russell Crowe isn’t going to pop up and honk tunes at you. One of the films is likely to do very well at next year’s Oscars, but which? Let’s comb through the Anna Karenina trailer for a closer look.
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