Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Catch Anna Karenina at The Dukes

Keira Knightly as Anna Karenina. Image © Focus Features
Be among the first people to see the latest big screen costume drama - Anna Karenina (12A) -  when it opens at Lancaster’s Dukes cinema on its UK release date, Friday 7th September.

This lavish and innovative adaptation of Tolstoy’s classic novel starring Keira Knightly and Jude Law will be screened at The Dukes until 20th September, three times daily during the first week.

And anyone booking in advance will be entered into a prize draw to win a Dukes Golden Ticket entitling the winner to a pair of Meal Deals courtesy of one of Lancaster’s most popular eateries, The Borough; a pair of Dukes Film Club memberships; plus drinks and snacks for two from The Dukes café-bar.

Anna Karenina has been adapted for the big screen by acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard and is directed by Atonement director, Joe Wright.

Set in late 19th Century Russian high society, the film tells the story of aristocrat Anna Karenina who enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.

Anna Karenina is also the chosen film for The Dukes next Movie Morning and Mini Movie.

Anyone attending the Movie Morning screening at 11.00am on 14th September is entitled to a free tea or coffee and a pastry with their cinema ticket. The Mini Movies screening at 11am on September 17 is exclusively for parents or guardians with babies under one-year-old.

• Tickets are priced £5.50(£4.50 concessions). To book, call The Dukes box office on 01524 598500 or visit

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