Networking Apéro & Film "War and Peace"

Drink / Afterwork

from 19:00 until 22:00 (CET)
Arthouse Piccadilly 1, Mühlebachstrasse 2, 8008 Zürich
Event language: ru/de

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WAR AND PEACE - Oscar Award for Best Foreign Language Film from the USSR.

Join our networking event, which this time combines business and culture. First, let us meet for an afterwork drink and snack at the Commercio restaurant, located next to the cinema.

👉 Event: Film "WAR AND PEACE", Part IV: Pierre Bezukhov.
🕛 Date: March 13th, 2024
🏢 Location: Arthouse Piccadilly 1, Mühlebachstrasse 2, 8008 Zurich
🥂 Aperitif in the Commercio restaurant: from 19.00
🎞️ Film start: 20.00 (duration 1h32)

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The FILM "WAR AND PEACE" is a Soviet film adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's epic novel of the same name, directed by Sergei Bondarchuk. Released in four parts, it is one of the most ambitious and expensive cinematic productions ever made. The film follows the lives of several aristocratic families against the background of Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812. It explores themes of love, war, and the human condition on a grand scale. Bondarchuk's "War and Peace" received critical acclaim for its scope, cinematography, and historical accuracy, winning the Academy Award (Oscar)for Best Foreign Language Film in 1969 .

About "War and Peace - Part IV: Pierre Bezukhov"

On the 13th of March 2024 we shall show the 4th and most important part of the film named "Pierre Besukhov":

As Moscow is set ablaze by the retreating Russians, the Rostovs flee their estate, taking wounded soldiers with them, and unbeknownst to them, also Andrei. Pierre Bezukhov, dressed as a peasant, tries to assassinate Napoleon but is taken prisoner. As the French are forced to retreat, he is marched for months with the Grande Armée, until being freed by partisans. The French army is defeated by Field Marshal Kutuzov in the Battle of Krasnoi. Andrei Bolkonsky is recognized and is brought to his estate. He forgives Natasha Rostova on his deathbed. She reunites with Pierre Bezukhov as Moscow is free again.