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War & Peace 

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:
Anthony Hopkins ...  Pierre Bezukhov 17 episodes, 1972-1973
Morag Hood ...  Natasha Rostova 14 episodes, 1972-1973
Alan Dobie Alan Dobie ...  Prince Andrei Bolkonsky 14 episodes, 1972-1973
Rupert Davies ...  Count Rostov 14 episodes, 1972-1973
Joanna David ...  Sonya 13 episodes, 1972-1973
Faith Brook ...  Countess Rostova 12 episodes, 1972-1973
Angela Down Angela Down ...  Princess Maria Bolkonskya 10 episodes, 1972-1973
Sylvester Morand Sylvester Morand ...  Nikolai Rostov 10 episodes, 1972-1973
David Swift ...  Napoleon 9 episodes, 1972-1973
Fiona Gaunt Fiona Gaunt ...  Hélène Kuragina 9 episodes, 1972
Frank Middlemass ...  Mikhail Kutuzov 8 episodes, 1972-1973
Anthony Jacobs Anthony Jacobs ...  Prince Bolkonsky 7 episodes, 1972
Neil Stacy 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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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

20 November 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Guerra e pace See more »

Filming Locations:

Bela Crkva, Serbia See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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

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Referenced in The Stone Tape (1972) See more »

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God Save the Tsar!
By Alexis Lvov (as Alexei Lvov)
Performed by The Band of H.M. Welsh Guards
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An adaptation true to its roots!
26 June 2005 | by dr_valentine_mpSee all my reviews

I remember seeing this first when I was just 12. It definitely left an impact on me especially Alan Dobie's Prince. Also Natasha Rostova played by Morag Hood is a very interesting and free-spirited character. Ms. Hood has really brought natasha to life, so much so that sometimes you can't wait to watch what she's going to do next. The scenic backgrounds of Russia are beautiful and as always Anthony Hopkins dazzles in his rendition of Pierre. Anyone interesting in seeing a movie version of War & Peace must watch this and not the more recent versions (very dry and boring - would think it was shot in Texas). The scenes tend to linger in your memory..


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