Adaptation Review: Anna Karenina (2012)

In 1874, in the Imperial Russia, the aristocratic Anna Karenina travels from Saint Petersburg to Moscow to save the marriage of her brother Prince Oblonsky, who had had a love affair with his housemaid. Anna Karenina has a cold marriage with her husband, Count Alexei Karenin, and they have a son. Anna meets the cavalry … Continue reading Adaptation Review: Anna Karenina (2012)

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Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy, Simplified Version

[Review in Bahasa Indonesia and English] Berangkat dari kehidupan pernikahan yang tidak bahagia, wanita bangsawan yang cantik dan cerdas Anna Karenina terpikat oleh pesona Count Vronsky, seorang perwira militer yang gagah dan tampan. Mereka pun jatuh dalam perzinahan, sesuatu yang juga dilakukan Oblonsky, kakak laki-laki Anna, terhadap istrinya Dolly. Cerita bergulir dengan menguraikan perkembangan hubungan … Continue reading Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy, Simplified Version

Favorite Actor: Matthew Macfadyen

Don't worry, this post is still bookish. I won't post anything that doesn't have anything to do with books here. My favorite actor, Matthew Macfadyen, has played at least 7 different roles in classic literature adaptations. Of course I first knew him (and fell in love at first sight too, as I imagine many females … Continue reading Favorite Actor: Matthew Macfadyen

Character Thursday [9]: Anna Karenina

Mulai minggu lalu, feature Character Thursday di blog Fanda Classiclit punya wajah baru, juga format baru yang memuat poin-poin yang semakin memudahkan kita untuk mendalami sebuah karakter dalam karya fiksi.   Nah, minggu ini saya mau membahas karakter utama dari salah satu novel mahakarya sastrawan Rusia Leo Tolstoy, yaitu Anna Karenina. Warning: versi yang saya … Continue reading Character Thursday [9]: Anna Karenina