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FILM DETAILS
Certificate E
Cast
Albert Dieudonne
Vladimir Roudenko
Edmond Van Daele
Directors
Abel Gance
Screenwriters
Abel Gance
Running Time
330 minutes

Napoleon


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Plot
Raised on Corsica and trained at the Brienne military academy, Napoleon Bonaparte rides out the vissicitudes of the French Revolution, marries Josephine Beauharnais and reinforces his burgeoning reputation as a warrior by quelling a Parisian riot and leading a triumphal army into Italy.


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Long but worth it.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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