War and Peace (1968)

Drama | 1968

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HISTORY

Produced in the U.S.S.R. 1962--67 as Voyna i mir . Filmed in 70mm, partially on location in 168 localities: the Borodino battle was filmed near Smolensk; the "Moscow on Fire" episode in Volokolamsk; the "Hunting in Otradnoye" scene in the village of Boguslavskiy near Kashira. Released in the U.S.S.R. in four sections: Andrey Bolkonskiy (16 reels, 2 parts, released 1966), Natasha Rostova (12 reels, released 1966), 1812 god (10 reels, released 1967), and Pyer Bezukhov (10 reels, released 1967); combined running time: ca480 min. The Soviet government assisted in providing extras and material. Walter Reade, Jr., Sergey Bondarchuk, and Sovexportfilm cooperated in fashioning 2-part U. S. release version. Theatrically released in the U. S. only in English language ... More Less

Produced in the U.S.S.R. 1962--67 as Voyna i mir . Filmed in 70mm, partially on location in 168 localities: the Borodino battle was filmed near Smolensk; the "Moscow on Fire" episode in Volokolamsk; the "Hunting in Otradnoye" scene in the village of Boguslavskiy near Kashira. Released in the U.S.S.R. in four sections: Andrey Bolkonskiy (16 reels, 2 parts, released 1966), Natasha Rostova (12 reels, released 1966), 1812 god (10 reels, released 1967), and Pyer Bezukhov (10 reels, released 1967); combined running time: ca480 min. The Soviet government assisted in providing extras and material. Walter Reade, Jr., Sergey Bondarchuk, and Sovexportfilm cooperated in fashioning 2-part U. S. release version. Theatrically released in the U. S. only in English language version. More Less

DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Voyna i mir
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
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Sub-genre:
Historical


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