Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion, serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of five aristocratic Russian families.
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Series cast summary:
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 Pierre Bezukhov 17 episodes, 1972-1973
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 Natasha Rostova 14 episodes, 1972-1973
Alan Dobie ...
 Prince Andrei Bolkonsky 14 episodes, 1972-1973
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 Count Rostov 14 episodes, 1972-1973
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 Countess Rostova 12 episodes, 1972-1973
Angela Down ...
 Princess Maria Bolkonskya 10 episodes, 1972-1973
Sylvester Morand ...
 Nikolai Rostov 10 episodes, 1972-1973
David Swift ...
Fiona Gaunt ...
 Hélène Kuragina 9 episodes, 1972
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 Mikhail Kutuzov 8 episodes, 1972-1973
Anthony Jacobs ...
 Prince Bolkonsky 7 episodes, 1972
Neil Stacy ...
 Boris Drubetskoy 7 episodes, 1972-1973
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Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion, serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of five aristocratic Russian families.

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The series was filmed in the former Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia, in the production of Avala Films. See more »

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Version of La guerre et la paix (2000) See more »

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God Save the Tsar!
By Alexei Lvov
Performed by The Band of H.M. Welsh Guards
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Excellent film
3 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

I am delighted to say that this miniseries is an excellent adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's famous book and it is remarkably faithful to the story line. What I do not understand is why this film version has not been set onto DVD yet. If it were I would buy it tomorrow. Nearly every major British Actor and Actress from the 70s appears in this version and I notice different items in the episodes every time I view my VHS version. I highly recommend this for anyone who wishes to read the book beforehand or afterward. I also enjoy seeing Anthony Hopkins as a very young man portraying a character full of energy, failings and then how the character through Anthony Hopkins matures by the end of the series.


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