War & Peace (2016) / The Russian Campaign, 1812

A mini-series about the rise and fall of five aristocratic families in Russia as they vie for power following Napoleon’s invasion. Based on Leo Tolstoy’s 1869 novel.

Plot 1805 – 1820

The saga begins in Russia in 1805. When Pierre, Natasha and Andrei are first introduced to viewers, their youthful ambition, despite their privileged circumstances, is to find meaning in their lives. Kind-hearted but awkward Pierre, the illegitimate son of Russia’s richest man, wants to change the world for the better. The spirited Natasha is searching for true love, while handsome and gallant Andrei, frustrated with the superficiality of society, seeks a higher purpose. Continue reading “War & Peace (2016) / The Russian Campaign, 1812”