Coproduced by six countries, featuring an international cast and filmed partly in imperial palaces in St. Petersburg, this extravagant miniseries is the newest adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's great novel. The story of four aristocratic families in Russia during the Napoleonic era stars Clemence Poesy (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) as beautiful Natasha Rostova and Alessio Boni (Caravaggio) as handsome Prince Bolkonsky, with Malcolm McDowell and Brenda Blethyn in standout supporting roles. Seen on European television in 2007. 4 episodes, 7 hrs, 2 DVDs, SDH.
In 1805, at a glittering party in her honor, beautiful young Natasha Rostova has eyes only for the dashing (and married) Prince Andrej. But Andrej hungers for military glory, to prove himself to his domineering father
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 425 minutes
Number of Discs: 2
Color or B&W: Color
"A lavish adaptation of the Tolstoy classic" --The Guardian (UK)