Anna Karenina: Jude Law on Iconic Novel & Spice of Life

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Dating back to Christmas 2011, Jude Law has had one amazing year. He began the 12-month period in the blockbuster Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and then followed it up with an out-of-the-box turn in Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion. Now, he's back on the screen to close out the year in director Joe Wright’s ambitious capturing of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina with Keira Knightley in the lead role.

“Secreting the essence from that kind of big book takes incredible intellect and skill,” Law said. The actor is clearly impressed with Wright’s ability to bring an iconic novel to life. “It’s a version of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina that’s even more unique than Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina!”

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