Napoleon

2023
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Title: Napoleon

Original Title: Napoleon

Year: 2023

Info

Release Dates

  • UK: November 22 2023
  • United States: November 22 2023

Plot

The film is an original and personal look at the origins of Napoleon Bonaparte and his rapid and ruthless rise to emperor, seen through the prism of his addictive and often volatile relationship with his wife and his one true love, Josephine de Beauharnais. He managed to conquer the world trying to conquer his love, but since he saw that it did not work, he decided to conquer everything with the aim of destroying her and ended up destroying himself in the process.

The film will follow Napoleon's rise to power as well as all the ups and downs of his relationship with his wife and only love, Empress Josephine. Napoleon, a fascinating and iconic man in French history came from nowhere to rule all, but meanwhile he was living a romantic war with his adulterous wife.

Napoleon' is an spectacle of action and epicity detailing the rapid rise and fall of the iconic French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, played by Oscar winner Joaquin Phoenix. What's more, he does so by showcasing his visionary political and military tactics through some of the most dynamic practical battle sequences ever filmed.

After a long shooting directed by the iconic director Ridley Scott about a real story told big time, the movie shows the incessant run which Bonaparte lived until he obtained the power.

Awards

  • 2024 Academy Awards (Oscars): 2 0
  • 2024 BAFTA Awards: 1 0

Cast

Director:

Ridley ScottRidley Scott

Vanessa Kirby

Vanessa Kirby

Empress Josephine

Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix

Napoleon Bonaparte

Ludivine Sagnier

Ludivine Sagnier

Theresa Cabarrus

Ben Miles

Ben Miles

Coulancourt

Tahar Rahim

Tahar Rahim

Paul Barras

Morgan Watkins

Morgan Watkins

Prussian Officer (uncredited)

Videos

'Napoleon' Trailer 2:38

'Napoleon' Trailer

July 11 2023

Photos

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Trivia

Napoleon's coronation

The trailer represents Napoleon's coronation as a recreation of the painting Le Sacré de Napoleon (Coronation of Napoleon), by the famous painter Jacques-Louis David, who's name is shown in the credits as played by actor Sam Crane.

Rise to power

The trailer shows a few of the most relevant events of Napoleon's rise to power. For example, the Battle of the Pyramids (1798) in Egypt, the Battle of Austerlitz, in 1805, the Siege of Toulon, in 1973 and possibly the Battle of Waterloo.

The age of Napoleon

The real Napoleon was 35 years old when he became the Emperor of France. The actor Joaquin Phoenix will be 49 at the time this film is released.

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