Thursday, November 8, 2012

Original film costumes from Anna Karenina on display...

No stranger to the world of period dramas after starring in the likes of Pride & Prejudice and The Duchess, Keira Knightley returns to the familiar trappings of history in the latest big screen adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's literary masterpiece, Anna Karenina.

Anna Karenina movie costume exhibit at ArcLight Hollywood
Anna Karenina movie costume exhibit ArcLight Hollywood
Original Anna Karenina movie costumes
Anna Karenina movie costumes
Jude Law Anna Karenina movie costume
Anna Karenina 2012 movie costumes
Set in late 19th century Russian high-society, the titular aristocrat 'Anna Karenina' enters into a life-changing affair with the wealthy and dashing 'Count Vronsky' (Aaron Taylor-Johnson).
Anna Karenina movie poster
Anna Karenina movie poster
These original costumes from the movie designed by Jacqueline Durran were photographed on display within the ArcLight Hollywood cinema foyer on November 8, 2012. You can also see the twice Oscar-nominated designer's work in Pride & Prejudice and Atonement, plus these costumes from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
Original Anna Karenina movie costumes on display
Anna Karenina movie costumes
Original Anna Karenina movie costumes
Anna Karenina movie costumes
In this latest cinematic version directed by Joe Wright from a screenplay by Tom Stoppard, Aaron Taylor-Johnson plays the passionate lover of the aristocratic socialite.

Outfit worn by Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Count Vronsky in Anna Karenina
Count Vronsky Anna Karenina movie costumes
Count Vronsky Anna Karenina movie costumes
Count Vronsky Anna Karenina costumes
Keira Knightley is the latest in a long line of actresses to portray the famous literary character and wears this black dress in the movie (although it's always hard photographing the intricate detail of black costumes).

Period gown worn by Keira Knightley as Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina gown
Keira Knightley Anna Karenina gown
Keira Knightley Anna Karenina dress
Keira Knightley Anna Karenina gown detail
Anna Karenina movie costume
Anna Karenina movie gown
If you're a fan of the actress, be sure to also check out Keira Knightley's wedding gown from The Duchess and her Elizabeth Swann Pirates of the Caribbean costume.
Anna Karenina movie poster
Keira Knightley Anna Karenina movie poster
In the movie Jude Law plays the middle-aged husband that Anna Karenina cheats on creating a scandal in St. Petersberg society.

Costume worn by Jude Law as Alexei Karenin in Anna Karenina
Jude Law Anna Karenina movie costume
Alexei Karenin outfit Anna Karenina
Jude Law movie costume Anna Karenina
Alexei Karenin outfit Anna Karenina
Jude Law Anna Karenina costume
If you're a Jude Law admirer, be sure to also take a look at these Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows costumes on display.

Anna Karenina movie poster
Jude Law Anna Karenina movie poster
Buy the book the movie is adapted from: Anna Karenina (Movie Tie-in Edition): Official Tie-in Edition (Vintage Classics)
Buy the movie soundtrack: Anna Karenina

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