The appropriately theatrical premiere in support of the sweeping, tragic affair of Anna Karenina, Russian princess and socialite, caught in a love triangle between her older husband and her young cavalry officer lover.
Knightley plays the luxuriously gown and fur adorned Anna, with Jude Law as her stately husband Alexi and Aaron Taylor-Johnson as her lover, Count Vronsky. Director Joe Wright re-teams with Knightley whom he previously directed in Pride and Prejudice and Atonement for the film. Wright moves the all the action of the story to a theatre with set changes taking place on the stage, much like a play. Based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy, the film promises gorgeous gowns, rich-toned uniforms, and of course, no princess would be complete without jewels…and lots of them.
Check out the gallery below to see the chandelier-lit red carpet and still from the film!
Keira Knightley and Jude Law star in Anna Karenina. Browse the gallery of photos from the world premiere and check out stills from the film.
Anna Karenina will hold its North American premiere this weekend in Toronto during TIFF. The film opens in theatres on November 23rd.