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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 two aristocratic families.

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Directed by

King Vidor

Written by

King Vidor (Screenplay)
Leo Tolstoy (Novel)
Ivo Perilli (Screenplay)
Ennio De Concini (Screenplay)
Robert Westerby (Screenplay)
Bridget Boland (Screenplay)
Mario Camerini (Screenplay)
Gian Gaspare Napolitano (Screenplay)
Mario Soldati (Screenplay)

Runtime

208 minutes

Country

United States of America, Italy

Language

English

Tagline

The Greatest Novel Ever Written ... Now Magnificently Alive On The Screen!

Cast

Keywords

marriage winter family war epic russia napoleon napoleonic wars pistol duel

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Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography, Color

Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design, Color

Oscar nomination for Best Director