Napoleon (2023)

From director Ridley Scott and writer David Scarpa comes Napoleon, a dramatic historical-epic film that follows the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte as he embarks on a lengthy French campaign of conquest. The film also focuses on his relationship with Josephine, his Empress and the love of his life, a relationship that was equal parts romantically intense and self-destructive.

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Release Date:
November 22, 2023
Ridley Scott
Joaquin Phoenix, Vanessa Kirby, Tahar Rahim, Ben Miles, Ludivine Sagnier, Matthew Needham
158 Minutes
David Scarpa
Apple, Scott Free Productions
Apple TV+, Columbia Pictures
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