This work is from evermotion rendering competition. No postproduction, direct from VFB. And some statistic:
render machine- i7 920 @ 3.6 Ghz per core, 12gb ram
software- max 2009, Vray Sp3a
render time -5.30 hours (2000/1333)
render settings - IR (very high) + LC 1000
scene - 338 render objects, 1449 render instances, 155 render lights, memory usage 5.5 gb
Work is done for a couple of days by me Alex and Adrian Radkov alias "AriesR"