Sunday, August 12, 2012

Napoleon Bonaparte and his Age in the Movies

by Pepper Baggins created 01 Dec 2010 | last updated - 10 months ago

no ranking,just listing..
Napoleon (1927)
A film about the French Field Marshal's youth and early military career. (240 mins.)
Director: Abel Gance
Napoléon (2002 Mini-Series)
The year is 1816, and NAPOLEON, held prisoner by the British on the island of St. Helena, is telling the young English girl BETSY his life story...
The Emperor's New Clothes (2001)
During Napoleon's exile on St. Helena, some loyalists hire a look-alike to swap places with the deposed emperor: while the impostor lives in luxury on the island, the real Napoleon returns to Paris in order to retake the throne.
Director: Alan Taylor
The Duellists (1977)
Set during the grand, sweeping Napoleonic age, an officer in the French army insults another officer and sets off a life-long enmity... (100 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
Waterloo (1970)
Facing the decline of everything he has worked to obtain, conqueror Napoleon Bonaparte and his army confront the British at the Battle of Waterloo.
Director: Sergey Bondarchuk
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America. (138 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
Sharpe's Rifles (1993 TV Movie)
In the Peninsular War, a British sergeant is field promoted to a lieutenant in charge of a disrespectful rifle company. (102 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998 TV Movie)
Horatio Hornblower begins his naval career, but a deadly feud with a despicable mate is causing complications. (93 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
La soule (1989)
La soule is the name of a bag full of sand used as a football and of the game itself. That game has no rule; it's a mix of football...
Director: Michel Sibra
St. Ives (1998)
In 1813, Capitaine Jacques St. Ives, a Hussar in the Napoleonic wars, is captured and sent to a Scottish prison camp... (90 mins.)
Director: Harry Hook
War and Peace (1956)
Napoleon's tumultuous relations with Russia including his disastrous 1812 invasion serve as the backdrop for the tangled personal lives of two aristocratic families. (208 mins.)
Director: King Vidor
War and Peace (1967)
Eight-hour epic based on the eponymous book by Leo Tolstoy. Two main story-lines are complex and intertwined... (427 mins.)
Director: Sergey Bondarchuk
Onegin (1999)
In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy... (106 mins.)
Director: Martha Fiennes
War & Peace (1972 Mini-Series)
Miss Austen Regrets (2008 TV Movie)
In the later years of her life, as she's approaching the age of forty, the novelist Jane Austen helps her niece find a husband.(90 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Lovering
Die Braut (1999)
The relationship between Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the great German writer, and Christiane Vulpius... (112 mins.)
Director: Egon Günther
Immortal Beloved (1994)
The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside all the work he is known for, the composer... (121 mins.)
Director: Bernard Rose
Goya's Ghosts (2006)
Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk. (113 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
Copying Beethoven (2006)
A fictionalized account of the last year of Beethoven's life. (104 mins.)
Director: Agnieszka Holland
Feuerreiter (1998)
(130 mins.)
Director: Nina Grosse
Vanity Fair (2004)
Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp (Witherspoon) defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia. (141 mins.)
Director: Mira Nair
Vanity Fair (1998 Mini-Series)
Princess Caraboo (1994)
Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging... (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Austin
The Prince of Homburg (1997)
The Prince of Homburg, disobeys orders and leads a cavalry charge in battle against the Swedes, which leads to victory...(89 mins.)
Director: Marco Bellocchio
The Children of the Century (1999)
The only thing more outrageous than French novelist George Sand's torrid love affair with the decadent... (135 mins.)
Director: Diane Kurys
Quills (2000)
In a Napoleonic era insane asylum, an inmate, the irrepressible Marquis De Sade, fights a battle of wills against a tyrannically prudish doctor. (124 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
Passion in the Desert (1997)
Young French officer Augustin Robert escorts artist Jean-Michel Venture de Paradis to Egypt during Napoleon's Egyptian campaign... (91 mins.)
Director: Lavinia Currier
Adieu Bonaparte (1985)
A story during the French Occupation of Egypt (1797-1803), depicting the conflict between tradintion... (115 mins.)
Director: Youssef Chahine
Dolce far niente (1998)
This movie depicts the two years that young Stendhal spent in Italy. Stendhal, that time still known simply as Henri Beyle...(119 mins.)
Director: Nae Caranfil
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)
A young man, falsely imprisoned by his jealous "friends," escapes and uses a hidden treasure to exact his revenge (131 mins.)
Director: Kevin Reynolds
The Count of Monte Cristo (1998 Mini-Series)
The Classic tale from Alexandre Dumas. Edmond Dantes is unjustly sent to prison for 18 years. He escapes to reclaim his fiancée Mercedes and revenge against his nemesis, Mondego.(400 mins.)
Director: Josée Dayan
The Story of the Count of Monte Cristo (1961)
Edmund Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison... (180 mins.)
Director: Claude Autant-Lara
Les Misérables (1998)
Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives... (134 mins.)
Director: Bille August
Les Misérables (2000 Mini-Series)
The scene is set during the French Restoration at the beginning of the 19th century. Jean Valjean, a...
Director: Josée Dayan
Kaspar Hauser (1993)
Kaspar Hauser is the son of the duke of Baden. At the age of one he was swapped by another baby that has been killed right after the change... (139 mins.)
Director: Peter Sehr
Schlafes Bruder (1995)
In the beginning of the 19th century, Johannes Elias Alder is born in a small village in the Austrian mountains... (127 mins.)
Director: Joseph Vilsmaier
Delivering Hope (2010 TV Movie)
(90 mins.)
Director: Dagmar Hirtz
The Holy Land of Tyrol (2010)
The film tells the story of Katharina who has to escape from Bavaria to Tyrol together with her husband... (123 mins.)
Director: Philipp J. Pamer
Tartarus (2010)
Austria-Hungary 1813: Two soldiers returning from the Napoleonic war encounter a creeping invasion in... (106 mins.)
Director: Stefan Müller

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