RELEASES! Anna Karenina (2012); Liberal arts (2012) | BASIC CLASSICS! The princess Bride (1987)March 19, 2013
Anna Karenina is the great release of the month, directed by Joe Wright who adapted successfully the beautiful masterpiece of literature Pride and Prejudice (by Jane Austen) and the modern classic Atonement (by Ian McEwan), the great playwright Tom Stoppard has written the script, so we can imagine how theatrical the results of this immortal novel can be. The other remarkable release of the week is Liberal arts, the second film directed by Josh Radnor who is becoming the successor of Woody Allen (according to the critics). The basic classic is a nice blockbuster from eighties, this film is not a masterpiece but entertainment is assured.
RELEASE! Anna Karenina (2012)
There are a lot of adaptation of this exciting novel wrote by León Tolstói and published in 1877. An intense portrait of Russia with an unforgettable heroine: Anna Karenina. This character has been played by Greta Garbo (1935), Vivian Leigh (1948), Claire Bloom (1961), Jaqueline Bisset (1981) or Sophie Marceau (1997)… Keira Knightley is Anna in this new British remake. The first lines of the novel are anthologies: “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family in its on way”. A must!
Anna Karenina [Anna Karenina, 2012]-Directed by Joe Wright
Screenplay: Tom Stoppard, novel by León Tolstói
Cast: Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Johnson, Emily Watson
Genre: Drama | Romance
Nationality: United Kingdom
Length: 130 min.
Synopsis: Set in late-19th-century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.IMDb
The New York Times has written: http://movies.nytimes.com/2012/11/16/movies/anna-karenina-from-by-joe-wright-with-keira-knightley.html?_r=0
Theatrical Trailer (VOSE):
RELEASE! Liberal arts (2012)
A nice comedy made in Hollywood with an indie touch. This is not the best film ever but it can make peace and good time. A film about love, with cute characters and set at the university. Josh Radnor, who has been playing lead sitcom character Ted on How I met your mother, won with his debut the 2010 Sundance Audience award for Happythankyoumoreplease.
Screenplay: Josh Radnor
Cast: Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen, Zac Efron, Kristen Bush
Genre: Comedy | Romance
Length: 97 min.
Synopsis: When 30-something Jesse returns to his alma mater for a professor’s retirement party, he falls for Zibby, a college student, and is faced with a powerful attraction that springs up between them.IMDb
Time Out London has written: http://www.timeout.com/london/film/liberal-arts-2012
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BASIC CLASSICS! The princess bride (1987)
There are some simple films that become in unexpected success as if by magic. This movie directed by Rob Reiner (who has directed great blockbusters as Stand by me , When Harry met Sally  or Misery ) and starring Robin Wright Penn and Billy Chrystal, enjoyed in the eighties. It is narrated like a tale, with music composed by Mark Knopfler and won the Audience Toronto Award the year of its release.
Cine Doré (Filmoteca Española), Santa Isabel 3 [Metro: Antón Martín]
On Saturday, 23th. 5:30 pm. Sala 1. VOSE. Price: 2’5 €. (2 € reduced)
The princess bride [La princesa prometida, 1987]-Directed by Rob Reiner
Screenplay: William Goldman
Cast: Robin Wright Penn, Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Billy Chrystal
Genre: Adventures | Fantasy
Length: 98 min.
Synopsis: A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).IMDb
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