War and Peace (1966)

Director
Sergey Bondarchuk

Main cast
Sergey Bondarchuk; Lyudmila Saveleva; Vyacheslav Tikhonov; Oleg Efremov; Vasili Lanovoy

Genres
War, Drama, History, Romance

Description
Eight-hour epic based on the eponymous book by Leo Tolstoy. Two main story-lines are complex and intertwined. One is the love story of young Countess Natasha Rostova and Count Pierre Bezukhov, who is unhappy in his marriage. Another is the "Great Patriotic War" of 1812 against the invading Napoleon's Armies. The people of Russia from all classes of society stand up united against the enemy.


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