In 1874 in the Russian Empire, the aristocratic Anna Karenina from Saint Petersburg to Moscow to save the marriage of her brother Prince Oblonsky, who had an affair with his maid. Anna Karenina has a cold marriage with her husband, Alexei Karenin Count, and they have a son. Anna meets the cavalry officer Count Vronsky at the train station and they feel attracted to each other. Soon, she realizes that Vronsky will propose Kitty, as her sister Dolly sister. Anna satisfactorily resolve the adultery case of her brother and Kitty invites her to stay for the ball. However, Anna Karenina and Vronsky dance in the ball calling the attention of the conservative society. Soon they have a love affair that will lead Anna Karenina to a tragic fate.