Tag "Sergei Bondarchuk"

War and Peace – Russian style

If you enjoyed the¬†recent BBC production of War and Peace ¬†– and perhaps even more so if you didn’t – you may be intrigued to see this wonderful clip of the ballroom scene from the epic Russian version directed by Sergei Bondarchuk. The film was made in 1966 and was over six hours long on release. Bondarchuk, a great hero of Russian cinema, himself took the role of Pierre with