Anna Karenina (1967 film)

  • Tatiana Samoilova: Anna Karenina
  • Nikolai Gritsenko: Karenin
  • Vasily Lanowoi: Vronsky
  • Yuri Yakovlev: Stiva Oblonsky
  • Boris Goldajew Konstantin Levin
  • Anastasia Wertinskaja: Kitty
  • Iya Sawwina: Dolly
  • Maya Plisetskaya: Princess Betsy
  • Lidija Suharevskaya: Lidija Ivanovna
  • Jelena Tjapkina: Knyagina Myagkaya
  • Sofya Piljawskaja: Countess Vronskaya
  • Andrei Tutyschkin: lawyer
  • Vasily Sakhnovsky: Serjosha
  • Anatoli Kubazki: valet Kapitonich

Anna Karenina is a Soviet film adaptation of the eponymous novel by Leo Tolstoy in the year 1967. Directed by Alexander Sarchi.


Stiwa his wife Dolly cheated with the governess. His wife wants to leave him, but is retuned by Stiwas sister Anna Karenina. The has traveled from St. Petersburg to visit and sat in a compartment with the mother of Count Vronsky. The picks you up at the station and immediately falls in love Anna. He travels with her on the train to St. Petersburg and invites himself to Karenin's home a. While the affair between Anna and Vronsky is talk of the town, Anna's husband, Karenin, the distinguished politician exerts, in control. Even when Anna against admitting him directly to cheat him, he reacts in focus.

Anna is expecting a child of Vronsky, Karenin whereupon seeking a divorce from his wife. He decides otherwise, when he learns of the poor health of his wife. The learned in a dream that she will die in childbirth, and in fact the doctors have given up after the birth of her daughter. Anna Karenin and Vronsky brings in a kind of last will to be reconciled before their eyes. Outside their earshot are Karenin Vronsky to understand that he would never abandon Anna, whereupon Vronsky tries to shoot. He survived the suicide attempt and Anna survived the childbed. Both later travel through the world. Since Karenin does not consent to a divorce, both can not marry and sinks Anna's reputation in society.

Meanwhile Karenin lives with their son Serjosha in St. Petersburg. Him he told me that Anna had died at birth. Anna visits her son secretly for his birthday, but is surprised by Karenin. Time passes, deposited lives in Anne of the Company together with Vronsky at their residence. When she goes to the theater with a friend, you goes out to the rejection of society. It recognizes the time that Vronsky goes more often without them on trips and in societies. Divorce rejects Karenin from afar ever again and also mediation by Anna's brother Stiva is not made. When Anna is certain that Vronsky no longer loves her, she throws herself under a train.


The Soviet premiere took place on 6 November 1967. The German -language premiere was on 15 November 1968. The film was intended as a competition entry at the International Film Festival in Cannes in 1968, but were stopped early due to the Maiunruhen in France.

The dialogues of the DEFA version Harald wrote Thiemann. The synchronization took over:

  • Anna Karenina: Annemone Haase
  • Karenin: Siegfried Göhler
  • Wronski: Winfried Wagner
  • Stiva Oblonsky: Siegfried Kilian
  • Konstantin Levin: Hans -Peter Minetti
  • Kitty: Katharina Lind
  • Dolly: Gerda -Luise Thiele
  • Princess Betsy: Vera Oelschlegel
  • Lidija Ivanovna: Anita Drechsler
  • Countess Vronskaya: Marga Legal
  • Lawyer Fred Kronström
  • Serjosha: Justus


The lexicon of international film called Anna Karenina as a " dark, muted tones, without pomp and exaggerated luxury staged literary adaptation " which has two highlights: " a gorgeous photographed horse racing and a waltz scene in which the camera move the audience into the dance involving. "

Pictures of Anna Karenina (1967 film)