From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: Anna Karenina KEIRA KNIGHTLEY, JUDE LAW, AND AARON TAYLOR-JOHNSON STAR IN DIRECTOR JOE WRIGHT'S BOLD NEW VISION OF LEO TOLSTOY'S TIMELESS CLASSIC AS AN EPIC STORY OF LOVE

AVAILABLE FEBRUARY 19, 2013 ON BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK WITH DVD, DIGITAL COPY AND ULTRAVIOLET™ FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT

"THE BEST LOVE STORY SEEN ON FILM IN YEARS!" - THE HUFFINGTON POST

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From Golden Globe Award®-nominated director Joe Wright (Atonement) comes a thrilling new vision of the epic story of love, Anna Karenina, adapted by Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love) from Leo Tolstoy's timeless classic novel.  Academy Award® nominee Keira Knightley (Pride & Prejudice), Academy Award® nominee Jude Law (Cold Mountain), and Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Savages) lead an all-star cast in a story powerfully exploring the capacity for love that surges through the human heart, while illuminating the lavish society that was imperial Russia. Anna Karenina has been hailed as "extraordinarily bold and exciting!" (Vogue).  Anna Karenina will be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download on February 19, 2013 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

At the twilight of an empire, Anna Karenina (Knightley), the beautiful wife of one of Russia's most esteemed men (Law), has it all.  But when she meets the dashing cavalry officer Vronsky (Taylor-Johnson), there is a mutual spark of instant attraction that cannot be ignored.  Anna is swept up in a passionate affair that will shock a nation and change the lives of everyone around her.  The visually enchanting Anna Karenina is "ecstatic" (Time), "rapturous" (MSN Movies) and "a spectacle that has to be seen to be believed!" (The Huffington Post) This "instant Oscar contender" (Pete Hammond, Deadline) is a must-have addition to any DVD collection, with Bonus Features detailing the stunning artistry of the cast and crew.

The Blu-rayCombo Pack allows consumers to view Anna Karenina anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice. It includes a Blu-raydisc, a DVD, a Digital Copy and UltraViolet for the ultimate, complete viewing experience.

  • Blu-raydisc unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring perfect hi-def picture and hi-def sound.
  • DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing movies in more places, both at home and away.
  • Digital Copy provides consumers with a choice of formats from a variety of partners, including options to watch on iPhone®, Android, computers and more.
  • UltraVioletis a revolutionary new way for consumers to collect their movies and TV shows in the cloud. UltraViolet lets consumers instantly stream and download to tablets, smartphones, computers and TVs. Now available in both the United States and Canada.

BONUS FEATURES:

  • Deleted Scenes
  • Anna Karenina: An Epic Story About Love
  • Adapting Tolstoy
  • Keira as Anna
  • On the Set with Director Joe Wright
  • Dressing Anna
  • Anna Karenina: Time-Lapse Photography
  • Feature Commentary with Director Joe Wright

TECHNICAL INFORMATION – BLU-RAYCOMBO PACK:
Street Date:  February 19, 2013
Copyright:  2013 Universal Studios.  All Rights Reserved.
Selection Number:  62123776
Running time:  2 Hours, 10 Minutes
Layers:  BD-50
Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1 Widescreen
Rating:  R for some sexuality and violence
Languages/Subtitles:  English, Spanish, French
Sound:  DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, DTS Digital Surround 5.1 (Spanish)

TECHNICAL INFORMATION – DVD:
Street Date:  February 19, 2013
Copyright:  2013 Universal Studios.  All Rights Reserved.
Selection Number: 62123772
Running time: 2 Hours, 10 Minutes
Layers: Dual Layer
Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Rating:  R for some sexuality and violence
Languages/Subtitles:  English, Spanish
Sound:  Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1 (Spanish)

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About Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Universal Studios Home Entertainment is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios (www.universalstudios.com). Universal Studios is a part of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group and world-renowned theme parks. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake.

CONTACT: Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Evan Fong
Vice President of Publicity
(818) 777-5540
evan.fong@nbcuni.com

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