A WOMAN OF STYLE OVER SUBSTANCE: The latest incarnation of Anna Karenina, played valiantly by Keira Knightley, is surrounded by finery and frou-frou.
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Style takes centre stage in Wright’s theatrical film, says Alison Rowat
Dir: Joe Wright
With: Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Johnson
Runtime: 129 minutes
DESPITE the acres of fur on display in Anna Karenina one trusts, given modern sensibilities, that no animals were harmed in the making of the film. As for set designers and stylists, they probably weren't as fortunate. Such is the amount of finery and frou-frou in Joe Wright's picture, they must have been dropping like Prada-clad flies from exhaustion.
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