"War and Peace"
Directed by Sergei Bondarchuk
Winner of the Golden Globe, a film on the grandest of
scales, requiring the Russian army to stage the fantastic battle scenes, and the Steppes
of Russia to serve as a background in this faithful adaptation of Tolstoy's novel.
On 12th June, 1812, the forces of western Europe crossed the frontiers of Russia
and war began. In other words, an event took place that was contrary to all human reason
and human nature. "a dazzling film"...Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video
Guide. 4 disc set. Russian with English subtitles. 431