2023 (UK, USA) (Action Adventure biography drama history war)
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Vanessa Kirby, Ludivine Sagnier, Mark Bonnar, Youssef Kerkour
Director: Ridley Scott
Napoleon is the culmination of Ridley’s life’s work as a filmmaker. His staging of battle scenes are on a near-cosmic scale and are mind-blowing.
This much anticipated film is a spectacle-filled action epic that details the checkered rise and fall of the iconic French Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte, played by Oscar winner Joaquin Phoenix. Against a stunning backdrop of large-scale filmmaking, Bonaparte’s relentless journey to power through the prism of his addictive, volatile relationship with his one true love, Josephine are brilliantly captured showcasing his visionary military and political skills.