PG| 3 hr. 28 min.
In the years leading to Napoleon's invasion, members of the Russian aristocracy face a myriad of personal tragedies. After his father dies, Count Pierre Bezukhov (Henry Fonda), a friend of Prince Andrei Bolkonsky (Mel Ferrer), receives a substantial inheritance. When he decides to marry, Bezukhov unwisely chooses a conniving princess (Anita Ekberg). As for Bolkonsky, his wife dies during childbirth, after which he falls in love with Natasha Rostova (Audrey Hepburn) but is soon called to war.
Director: King Vidor
Genres: Historical drama
Distributor: Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica [it], Associated British Picture Corp., CIC-Taft Home Video, CIC Video, Paramount Pictures