'Anna Karenina' Blu-ray Announced and Detailed

Posted Sat Jan 7, 2012 at 10:00 AM PST by

The period drama from acclaimed director Joe Wright is planned for Blu-ray this February.

In an early announcement to retailers, Universal has set 'Anna Karenina' for a Blu-ray release on February 19.

From Golden Globe Award-nominated director Joe Wright ('Atonement') comes a thrilling new vision of the epic story of love, Anna Karenina, adapted by Academy Award-winning screenwriter Tom Stoppard ('Shakespeare in Love') from Leo Tolstoy's timeless classic novel. At the twilight of an empire, Anna Karenina (Keira Knightley), the beautiful wife of one of Russia's most esteemed men (Jude Law), has it all. But when she meets the dashing cavalry officer Vronsky (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), there is a mutual spark of instant attraction that cannot be ignored. Anna is swept up in a passionate affair that will shock a nation and change the lives of everyone around her.

The Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy will include 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Deleted Scenes, Anna Karenina: An Epic Story About Love, Adapting Tolstoy, Keira as Anna, On the Set with Director Joe Wright, Dressing Anna, Anna Karenina: Time-Lapse Photography, and Feature Commentary with Director Joe Wright.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $34.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'Anna Karenina' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under February 19.

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Anna Karenina (2012) (Blu-ray)
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