War and Peace

  • 1972
  • TV Show
  • None

A meticulous BBC adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's masterpiece. There are impressive battle panoramas, but the focus is more on characters and subplots that capture the epic scope of the novel: a tableau of Russian society during the turbulent years of the Napoleonic Wars.

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Episode 8 Season 1, Episode 8 Feb 8, 2016 $2.99

In the shadow of tragedy, Natasha struggles to see a way forward. As the war rages on between the Russians and the French, will our Russian heroes ever find peace again?

Episode 7 Season 1, Episode 7 Feb 8, 2016 $2.99

Pierre and Andrei fight on the front line of Russia's greatest struggle against Napoleon. As Moscow comes under threat from the French army, the Rostovs realise they must flee the city.

Part 5 Season 1, Episode 5 Jan 31, 2016 Subscription

On a Rostov family trip to Moscow, Natasha starts to doubt Andrei's love for her. Natasha later meets Helene and Anatole at the opera and finds herself quickly charmed by Anatole and tells Mayra she wants to break off her engagement to Andrei.

Episode 4 Season 1, Episode 4 Jan 25, 2016 $2.99

Andrei shuts himself away. Natasha is excited at the prospect of her first grand ball, but worries that no-one will invite her to dance. Pierre tries to build bridges with Helene.

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The Countess Takes Her Life
Helene reaches her breaking point in this collection of scenes from "War and Peace."
Napoleon Moves on Russia
Napoleon refuses to make peace in this collection of scenes from "War and Peace."
A Doctor From Moscow
Andrei requests that his father send for a doctor from Moscow to ease his anxiety about his wife's impending labor in this collection of scenes from " (more…)
Andrei Bolkonsky is Ready for War
Pierre Bezukhov learns that Andrei Bolkonsky plans to join the war against France to escape the mundanity of his life in this collection of scenes fro (more…)

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  • Premiered: September 28, 1972
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A meticulous BBC adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's masterpiece. There are impressive battle panoramas, but the focus is more on characters and subplots that capture the epic scope of the novel: a tableau of Russian society during the turbulent years of the Napol… (more)

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