War and Peace is a 1967 Soviet epic film directed by Sergei Bondarchuk, based on Leo Tolstoy's monumental novel. Spanning over seven hours and split into four parts, the film explores the lives, romances, and tragedies of Russian aristocracy during the era of the Napoleonic Wars. The narrative primarily focuses on the intertwined destinies of three main characters: Pierre Bezukhov, Natasha Rostova, and Prince Andrei Bolkonsky. The movie stars Bondarchuk in the leading role of Pierre Bezukhov, alongside Vyacheslav Tikhonov and Ludmila Savelyeva, who depict Prince Andrei Bolkonsky and Natasha Rostova. The film won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and remains the most ambitious adaptation of Tolstoy's masterpiece.
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