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Boris Zakhava (Field Marshal Kutuzov), Vyacheslav Tikhonov (Prince Andrei Bolkonsky), Sergei Bondarchuk (Pierre Bezukhov), Lyudmila Saveleva (Natashia Rostova), and Vladislav Strzhelchik (Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte) in War and Peace Part 4 (1967). Dir. Sergei Bondarchuk.

Since corrupt people unite among themselves to constitute a force, honest people must do the same. It is as simple as that.–Pierre Bezukhov

This remarkable treasure of a film ranks highly on the list of personal favourites. Tolstoy’s transcendentalist views are poignantly illustrated.