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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 30 Pairs of Passes to ‘Anna Karenina’ With Keira Knightley, Jude Law
CHICAGO – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film with our unique social giveaway technology, we have 30 pairs of movie passes up for grabs to the advance screening of “Anna Karenina” with Keira Knightley and Jude Law!
“Anna Karenina,” which opens on Nov. 16, 2012 and is rated “R,” also stars Kelly Macdonald, Matthew Macfadyen, Eric MacLennan, Theo Morrissey, Cecily Morrissey, Octavia Morrissey, Beatrice Morrissey, Freya Galpin, Marine Battier, Guro Nagelhus Schia, Aruhan Galieva, Carl Grose and Bryan Hands from director Joe Wright and writer Tom Stoppard based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy.
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Here is the synopsis for “Anna Karenina”:
The timeless story powerfully explores the capacity for love that surges through the human heart while illuminating the lavish society that was imperial Russia. The time is 1874. Vibrant and beautiful, Anna Karenina (Keira Knightley) has what any of her contemporaries would aspire to. She is the wife of Karenin (Jude Law) – a high-ranking government official to whom she has borne a son – and her social standing in St. Petersburg could scarcely be higher.
She journeys to Moscow after a letter from her philandering brother, Oblonsky (Matthew Macfadyen), arrives that asks for Anna to come and help save his marriage to Dolly (Kelly Macdonald). En route, Anna makes the acquaintance of Countess Vronsky (Olivia Williams). She is then met at the train station by her son, the dashing cavalry officer Vronsky (Aaron Taylor-Johnson). When Anna is introduced to Vronsky, there is a mutual spark of instant attraction that cannot and will not be ignored.
The Moscow household is also visited by Oblonsky’s best friend, Levin (Domhnall Gleeson): an overly sensitive and compassionate landowner. Levin is in love with Dolly’s younger sister, Kitty (Alicia Vikander). Inopportunely, he proposes to Kitty but she is infatuated with Vronsky. Devastated, Levin returns to his Pokrovskoe estate and throws himself into farm work. Kitty herself is heartbroken when, at a grand ball, Vronsky only has eyes for Anna and the married woman reciprocates the younger man’s interest.
Anna struggles to regain her equilibrium by rushing home to St. Petersburg where Vronsky follows her. She attempts to resume her familial routine, but is consumed by thoughts of Vronsky. A passionate affair ensues, which scandalizes St. Petersburg society. Karenin is placed in an untenable position and is forced to give his wife an ultimatum. In attempting to attain happiness, the decisions Anna makes pierce the veneer of an image-obsessed society. The story reverberates with romantic and tragic consequences that dramatically change her and the lives of all around her.
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The movie trailer for “Anna Karenina” can be watched now below.
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