|Lyudmila Saveleva||Natasha Rostova|
|Sergei Bondarchuk||Pierre Bezukhov|
|Vyacheslav Tikhonov||Prince Andrei Bolkonsky|
Soviet director Sergei Bondarchuk's retelling of Leo Tolstoy's epic novel of Napoleon's invasion of Russia is widely considered one of the longest and most expensive films of all time. Like the novel, the film is broken into four sections telling two intertwining stories, that of the war itself (featuring some of the most elaborate battles ever filmed) and that of the romance of Russian aristocrats Count Pierre Bezukhov and Countess Natasha Rostova .