07/23/2012 11:14 am ET

Keira Knightley, 'Anna Karenina': Actress Says Period Film Breaks All Of The Rules (VIDEO)

“The rules of a period film have been completely broken,” says Keira Knightley in this exclusive video about the new big-screen adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s 1877 classic, Anna Karenina (due Nov. 9). Knightley, in her third film for director Joe Wright (after 2005′s Pride and Prejudice and 2007′s Atonement) stars in the title role; Jude Law plays her aristocratic husband; and Aaron Taylor-Johnson portrays the cavalry officer with whom she falls into a passionate affair.

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