Item Information for RU 8.204

Call Number: RU 8.204
Sort Title: War and Peace
Full Title: War and Peace
User Format: DVD
Copyright Date: 1968
Program length: 06:41:00
Summary: This classic film directed by Sergei Bondarachuk, is considered to be the most faithful to the original novel, and with a combination of amazing, large scale battle scenes and intimate character portrayals this film is many people's favourite interpretation of Tolstoy's classic novel. The story follows the fortunes of the aristocratic Bolkonsky and Rostov families as Napoleon's armies sweep through Europe, culminating in the French invasion of Russia in 1812. The evil effects of war are a significant theme, and war forms the backdrop as it influences the lives of these families, and their many associates.
Language: Russian
Subtitled in: English
Authors: Tolstoy, Leo Graf 1828 1910
Directors: Bondarchuk, Sergei