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War and Peace

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Audrey Hepburn is perfect for Natasha, Mel Ferrer suitably stiff for Andrei, but Fonda was an absurd choice for Pierre. Apparently Audrey lobbied for Peter Ustinov, who would've been apropos. Anthony Hopkins played the role in a BBC version. This version is...meh. The Russian 60s version is ...Read more

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Having not read or seen any other versions of Tolstoy's classic, I was impressed with the cinematography here. A view the effect Napoleon's quest for dominion over Europe had on Russian aristocracy. Epic battle scenes shot in film (1956) and well before CGI. I assume that every person in the ...Read more

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This is a terrible version of War & Peace - try the Russian one 1966 instead.