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War and peace / Mosfilm ; written by Sergey Bondarchuk, Vasili Solovyov ; directed by Sergey Bondarchuk.

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  • ISBN: 9781681436036
  • ISBN: 1681436035
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (422 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection, [2019]

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General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1966.
Based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy.
Surround, wide screen 2.35:1.
Essay by critic Ella Taylor in container.
Features: new interviews with cinematographer Anatoly Petritsky and filmmaker Fedor Bondarchuk, son of Sergei Bondarchuk; two 1966 documentaries about the making of the film; television program from 1967 profiling actor Ludmila Savelyeva and featuring Sergei Bondarchuk; new program with historian Denise J. Youngblood (Bondarchuk's War and peace : literary classic to Soviet cinematic epic) detailing the cultural and historical contexts for the film; Janus re-release trailer; new English subtitle translation.
Participant or Performer Note:
Sergey Bondarchuk, Lyudmila Saveleva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Boris Zakhava, Anatoli Ktorov.
Summary, etc.:
Portrays Russian society during the Napoleonic Wars at the turn of the nineteenth century.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In Russian and French with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 > Campaigns > Russia > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Russia > History > Alexander I, 1801-1825 > Drama.
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910 > Film adaptations.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
War films.
Historical films.
Romance films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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