War and Peace – 7 Hour Epic Restoration! Part II (98 min) – April 14 4pm
Director: Sergey Bondarchuk
1966, Soviet Union, 453 mins., 4K Digital Cinema, NR
Language: Russian | German | French
At the height of the Cold War, the Soviet film industry set out to prove it could outdo Hollywood with a production that would dazzle the world: a titanic, awe-inspiring adaptation of Tolstoy’s classic tome in which the fates of three souls.
Employing a cast of thousands and an array of innovative camera techniques, director Sergei Bondarchuk conjures a sweeping vision of grand balls that glitter with rococo beauty and breathtaking battles that overwhelm with their expressionistic power.
As a statement of Soviet cinema’s might, War and Peace succeeded wildly, garnering the Academy Award for best foreign-language film and setting a new standard for epic moviemaking.
New Janus Films 4K Restoration of the 1966 Russian Epic .
Co-Presented by Deep Vellum Books with Pop-up Tolstoy Shop in the theater lobby on April 14th!
The Film is presented in 4 Parts (with intermissions) with Specific Screening Times
Admission is $10 per each Part or $20 For all 4!