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War and Peace

1956 Rated PG 3hr 28m

With great attention to detail and historical accuracy, personal stories, love affairs and philosophies are woven throughout this massive, intricate tapestry of Russia during Napoleon's invasion at the turn of the 19th century. A decade of preparation and two years of filming went into the making of this engaging version of Leo Tolstoy's 20th-century masterpiece, an epic drama starring Audrey Hepburn and Henry Fonda.

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Movie Details

1957 BAFTA®
1969 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Foreign Language Film
1957 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Foreign Language Film
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominee
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1957 Academy Award®
  • Best Cinematography Color nominee
  • Best Director nominee: King Vidor
  • Best Costume Design Color nominee
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.90:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailers.