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SummaryNapoleon Bonaparte, inspiring his people with his military and political genius as well as his revolutionary fervor, becomes, within a few brief years, Emperor of France and master of Europe. After 15 years of victory, in 1812 he meets with disaster in his Russian Campaign. In 1813, defeated by the combined forces of Austria, Russia, Prussia and England at Leipzig, Napoleon is driven to the very gates of Paris where he awaits his destiny. In March 1815, he makes a dramatic escape from Elba in exile for his last and desperate bid for ultimate power and glory, which culminate in his narrow defeat by Wellington on the bloody fields of Waterloo.
-- Emperor of the French,
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, -- Duke of, -- 1769-1852 -- Military leadership -- Drama.
Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815 -- Drama.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Belgium -- Waterloo -- Drama.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Drama.
France -- History -- Louis XVIII, 1814-1824 -- Drama.
|Publisher|| [Russia] :
De Laurentiis, Dino,
Craig, H. A. L., screenwriter.
Bonicelli, Vittorio, screenwriter.
Bondarchuk, Sergeĭ, 1920-1994, screenwriter, film director.
Steiger, Rod, 1925-2002, actor.
Plummer, Christopher, actor.
Welles, Orson, 1915-1985, actor.
Hawkins, Jack, 1910-1973, actor.
Rota, Nino, 1911-1979, composer.
Paramount Pictures, Inc., film distributor.
Atrium DVDArt, publisher.
Rod Steiger (Napoleon Bonaparte), Christopher Plummer (Duke of Wellington), Orson Welles (Louis XVIII), Jack Hawkins (Picton).
Director of photography, Armando Nannuzzi ; editor, Richard C. Meyer ; costume designers, Maria De Matteis, Ugo Pericoli ; music by Nino Rota.
In English or Russian with optional subtitles in English.
Originally produced as an Italian/Russian motion picture in 1970.
DVD; Region 0 (All), NTSC; 5.1 Dolby digital surround; anamorphic widescreen presentation.
Winner, 1971 BAFTA Film Awards for Best Costume Design--Maria De Matteis, Best Art Direction--Mario Garbuglia; Winner, 1971 David di Donatello Award for Miglior Film (Best Film)--Dino De Laurentiis.
1 videodisc (128 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.