War, man's destiny

Hungary, 1973

Film
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Combines art work, original drawings, and excerpts from classical European paintings in an animated film which recreates the blood contests between the French and Russians in the Napoleonic Wars, and which deplores the horror of war in all times and places. Set with music from Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture.
(Awards: Special Jury Prize, Cannes, 1973)

Credits

production company

Hungarofilm

Duration

00:11:15:00

Production places
Hungary
Production dates
1973

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011652

Language

No spoken word

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Hungary

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → War and society

Short films

Short films → Short films - Hungary

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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