An extensive biopic, depicting the early life of Napoleon Bonaparte, the renowned French general.
The film starts with showing Napoleon as a schoolboy in a snowball fight and is concluded by his successful invasion of Italy.
Monumental in scale and distinguished by innovative technique, Napoléon is an expressive epic that maintains a singular intimacy with its subject.
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Major accolades received by Napoleon (1927)
- Included among the 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die.