Anna Karenina script
Anna Karenina (2012)
Synopsis: Anna Karenina (Keira Knightley), the wife of a Russian imperial minister (Jude Law), creates a high-society scandal by an affair with Count Vronsky (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), a dashing cavalry officer in 19th-century St. Petersburg. Anna's husband, Alexei, offers her a difficult choice: Go into exile with Vronsky but never see her young son again, or remain with her family and abide by the rules of discretion. Meanwhile, a farmer named Levin pines for Princess Kitty, who only has eyes for Vronsky.

Where did you find it?

MATVEY:

In your hat. Your Excellency.

Oblonsky thinks about it, lets the barber finish. He stands and removes his

dressing gown.

OBLONSKY:

Yes . . . I picked it up somewhere for Daria

Alexandrovna and the children.

Matvey is ready with Oblonsky's shirt, which he puts over his master's head

like a horse's collar.

INT. "DAY NURSERY," OBLONSKY HOUSE, SAME

TIME--DAY

There is a sloping lineup of five children, aged eight, five, four, three and

two, dressed and brushed for presentation to their mother, Princess Daria

Oblonsky, known as Dolly . . . who we now see is heavily pregnant. Stand-

ing by is a French governess, Mlle. Roland, and a Nurse. Mlle. Roland

is buxom.

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Dolly picks up the youngest, Vasya, to kiss him and hands him to the

Nurse, and kisses the others in ascending order.

DOLLY:

Bonjour, Lili; bonjour, Masha; bonjour,

Grisha; bonjour, Tanya.

Who's coming to see Grandmama?

INT. OBLONSKY'S DRESSING ROOM, SAME TIME--

DAY:

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Tom Stoppard

Sir Tom Stoppard OM CBE FRSL (born Tomáš Straussler; 3 July 1937) is a British playwright and screenwriter, knighted in 1997. He has written prolifically for TV, radio, film and stage, finding prominence with plays such as Arcadia, The Coast of Utopia, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, Professional Foul, The Real Thing, and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. He co-wrote the screenplays for Brazil, The Russia House, and Shakespeare in Love, and has received one Academy Award and four Tony Awards. Themes of human rights, censorship and political freedom pervade his work along with exploration of linguistics and philosophy. Stoppard has been a key playwright of the National Theatre and is one of the most internationally performed dramatists of his generation. more…

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