Share

Watch It

On DVD: Now | On Blu-ray: TBD

Napoléon

Synopsis

Showing no signs of slowing down in his 70th year, Sacha Guitry served as director and writer of the lavish historical epic , and also costarred as Talleyrand. It is now hard to assess the quality of the film, since most American prints are severely edited, and the color photography appallingly washed out. Reviewers in 1955 admired the effort that went into this $1,800,000 production, but complained that the viewer left the film with no deeper understanding of Napoleon Bonaparte than the viewer had had...more

Advertisement