War and Peace

Year: 1956
Duration: 3h 28min
IMDb: 6.8
Genres: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy
By 1812, Napoleon&#39s forces controlled much of Europe. Russia, one of the few countries still unconquered, prepares to face Napoleon&#39s troops together with Austria. Among the Russian soldiers are Count Nicholas Rostov and Prince Andrei Bolkonsky. Count Pierre Bezukhov, a friend of Andrei&#39s and self-styled intellectual who is not interested in fighting. Pierre&#39s life changes when his father dies, leaving him a vast inheritance. He is attracted to Natasha Rostov, Nicholas&#39s sister, but she is too young, so he gives in to baser desires and marries the shallow, manipulative Princess Helene. The marriage ends when Pierre discovers his wife&#39s true nature. Andrei is captured and later released by the French, and returns home only to watch his wife die in childbirth. Months later, Pierre and Andrei meet again. Andrei sees Natasha and falls in love, but his father will only permit the marriage if they postpone it for one year until Natasha turns 17. While Andrei is away on a military mission, ...