The story of five aristocratic families in Russia during the Napoleonic Wars of 1812
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Natasha Rostova (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Prince Andrej Bolkonsky (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Pierre Bezukhov (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Prince Bolkonsky (4 episodes, 2007)
Andrea Giordana ...
 Count Rostov (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Marja Bolkonsky (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Countess Rostova (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Dolokhov (4 episodes, 2007)
Toni Bertorelli ...
 Vasilii Kuragin (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Helene Kuragin (4 episodes, 2007)
Ana Caterina Morariu ...
 Sonja (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Lise (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Anatole Kuragin (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Denisov (4 episodes, 2007)
Vladimir Ilin ...
 Kutuzov (4 episodes, 2007)
Dmitriy Isaev ...
 Nikolaj (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Tzar Alexander (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Gherasim (4 episodes, 2007)
Frédéric Gorny ...
 Ramballe (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Mademoisellle Bourienne (4 episodes, 2007)
Scali Delpeyrat ...
 Napoleon (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Márja Dmitrijewna Achrosímowa (4 episodes, 2007)
Juozapas Bogdanas ...
 Petja (Child) (4 episodes, 2007)
Janusz Szilowsky ...
 General Weirothen (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Tichon (4 episodes, 2007)
Darius Meskauskas ...
 Business Manager (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Igor - Head Waiter (4 episodes, 2007)
Pijus Cesaitis ...
 Nikolushka (4 episodes, 2007)
Mindaugas Majauskas ...
 Nikolushka (older) / ... (4 episodes, 2007)
Robert Mazurkiewicz ...
 Marshall Davoust (4 episodes, 2007)
Andrey Gusev ...
 Platon (4 episodes, 2007)
Algirdas Tupe ...
 Prokofy (4 episodes, 2007)
Simas Lindesis ...
 Petja (teenager) / ... (4 episodes, 2007)
Paulius Ignatavicus ...
 Zidrinsky (4 episodes, 2007)
Yves Aubert ...
 Napoleon (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Denisov (4 episodes, 2007)
Daniel Flynn ...
 Prince Andrej Bolkonsky (4 episodes, 2007)
Teresa Gallagher ...
 Sonja (4 episodes, 2007)
Michael Harbour ...
 Count Rostov (4 episodes, 2007)
Ève Karpf ...
 Countess Rostova (4 episodes, 2007)
Jonathan Keeble ...
 Pierre Bezukhov (4 episodes, 2007)
Corin Mellinger ...
 Nikolaj (4 episodes, 2007)
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 Vasilii Kuragin (4 episodes, 2007)
Marie Bierstedt ...
 Natasha Rostova (3 episodes, 2007)
Sonja Deutsch ...
 Márja Dmitrijewna Achrosímowa (3 episodes, 2007)
Tobias Kluckert ...
 Prince Andrej Bolkonsky (3 episodes, 2007)
Helmut Krauss ...
 Kutuzov (3 episodes, 2007)
Fred Maire ...
 Vasilii Kuragin (3 episodes, 2007)
Ernst Meincke ...
 Count Rostov (3 episodes, 2007)
Hans Teuscher ...
 Prince Bolkonsky (3 episodes, 2007)
Gintaire Cepukonye ...
 Natasha's Maid / ... (2 episodes, 2007)
Rimas Morkunas ...
 Driver / ... (2 episodes, 2007)
Valeri Lobunets ...
 Butler (2 episodes, 2007)
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A Russian Prince experiences battle against Napoleon and a troubled relationship with his father and wife. Finds acceptance of her death and eventually his chance of true love. A spoiled, high-society fickle young woman loves and her years of unhappiness. A Count illegitimate, idler son reflects on politics and friendship. Experiences his first and hopeless love, is forced into a marriage with serious consequences and finally survives Napoleon invasion of Moscow and its aftermath. Written by Eugene Fraga

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$70,000,000 (estimated)
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Near the end of the series (set in 1813), Pierre plays the first bars of Chopin's Nocturne in C sharp minor - which was composed in 1830. See more »

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Version of War & Peace (1972) See more »

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Finally I've got it!
16 January 2008 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

War and Peace is one of those detailed and never ending novels I have always postponed to read (and I really was, especially as a young girl, an extreme Reader! To be frank I started it and never went further the 30th page!). Thanks to this mini TV series, I have finally got the story, although the adaptation (according to those who have read the book) is not as detailed and sticking to the original. BUT---THANKS GOD it is not ;-) In fact, this very well built TV adaptation has a very, very good rhythm and you never get bored. Many thanks to the screen writers and to the director (I clap my hands). Very good photography, and very authentic characters (I hardly cry by watching movies and here I did ;-). 4 Russian good/aristocratic Families and their ups and downs through war and peace ages. The second episode is the spring of the series as there, taking advantage of peace, a lot of romances are consumed. Love is in the air! Although someone has criticized this TV version, I really appreciate the international casting and production. The mix is very good and well organized, the costumes and sceneries are nice and cared to detail. There are all the ingredients for a great movie work, because it goes under your skin, and you are still permeated with the atmosphere and the characters (all very fascinating) far beyond the "END". So, what do you expect more?


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