Jude Law On 'Anna Karenina' And The True Nature Of Love

Adapting novels (especially epic ones) to screen is often an arduous task -- the director must ensure that he/she stays true to the original material, while giving it a stamp of his/her own particular style. The cast, to some extent, must also be willing to adjust to that vision.

Oscar-nominated actor Jude Law certainly jumped head-first into the role of Karenin in Joe Wright's "Anna Karenina," which takes the Russian novel and melds together the worlds of theater and film in a very unique way. We watch Law's character transform from a rigid, religious man into a softer, more emotional being -- of course with the help of Anna (Keira Knightley).

Moviefone caught up with Law at the Toronto Film Festival to talk about how this role is a departure from his usual characters, what the novel says about love in all its forms, and how amazing it is that it's still relevant today. Read More...



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