Director(s)Sergei Bondarchuk
Top GenresDrama, Film Adaptation, Historical, Romance, War
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War and Peace (1965) was a Drama - War Film directed by Sergei Bondarchuk .

Academy Awards 1968 --- Ceremony Number 41 (source: AMPAS)

Best CinematographyJack CardiffNominated
Best Costume DesignMarie De MatteisNominated
Best DirectorKing VidorNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Mikhail Bogdanov, Gennady Myasnikov; Set Decoration: G. Koshelev, V. UvarovNominated

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WAR AND PEACE On Blu-ray From Criterion

By Dan Day, Jr. on Jul 4, 2019 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

I had read about the 1960s Russian film version of WAR AND PEACE a number of times. I had read that the entire project may have been the most expensive cinematic production ever, how it may have used the largest number of extras ever, and that in total it was a mind-boggling seven hours long. Thank... Read full article

War and Peace (1966)

By Beatrice on Nov 7, 2018 From Flickers in Time

War and Peace (Voyna i mir) Directed by Sergei Bandarchuk Written by Sergei Bandarchuk and Vasiliy Solovyov 1966/USA Mosflim Repeat viewing/FilmStruck This eight-hour, four-film epic is perhaps the most comprehensive version of Tolstoy’s great sprawling novel. ?What it lacks in sophisticatio... Read full article

War and Peace (1956)

By Beatrice on May 2, 2016 From Flickers in Time

War and Peace Directed by King Vidor Written by Bridget Boland, Robert Westerby, etc. from the novel by Leo Tolstoy 1956/USA Ponti-De Laurentis Cinematografica/Paramount Pictures First viewing/Netflix rental It lacks the philosophy and character’s thoughts that make the novel great. ?Nevert... Read full article

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