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The Battle of Austerlitz (1960)
"Austerlitz" (original title)

 |  Drama, History  |  1960 (Yugoslavia)
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Another of Napoleon's adventures in this epic reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz, where he had the greatest victory of his career, over the Russians.


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Another of Napoleon's adventures in this epic reconstruction of the battle of Austerlitz, where he had the greatest victory of his career, over the Russians. Written by Adalberto Fornario

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1960 (Yugoslavia)  »

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The Battle of Austerlitz  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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In the 1920s, Abel Gance had written a six-part movie biography of Napoleon. He shot the first part (Napoleon (1927)), which turned out to be a financial disaster. He sold the sixth part to Lupu Pick who shot Napoleon at St. Helena (1929). Wanting to make a come back at the end of the fifties, he rewrote the third part to make it "Austerlitz". See more »


In the scene in William Pitt's office in London which is set in the early 1800's, you can see in the background through the window the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, 60 years before they were built. See more »


Edited into Histoire(s) du cinéma: Seul le cinéma (1997) See more »

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A film that needs to be restored.
16 August 2005 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

Austerlitz (1960) was the battle that made Napoleon Bonaparte not only one of western civilization's greatest generals, but it solidify his position as Napoleon I "The Emperor of France". I saw this film many years ago on video. The colors were washed out and it was cropped big time. Besides these faults, the movie was great. If there's a movie that needs to be restored it's this one. A film of this magnitude and the grand scale it was presented on needs to be shown it is original glory.

NAPOLEON was restored recently. It's only fitting that the film that the same director spent his entire life on have one of it's sequels be remastered and preserved in the same way.

Highly recommended.

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