Napoleonic era movies

MarkDV

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Anyone know of a good Napoleonic era movie that is semi realistic?

I've got 2 days of HS classes to fill with it in early March and I'll take reasonable suggestions.

Otherwise, it's Natl Geographic baby....


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IIRC there was no cinematography in Napoleonic era :).

Seriously though, try "War and Peace" 2007 series - yeah it's Tolstoj and has some strange quirks (like kerosene lamp and Chopin music), but if anyone has some knowledge of Napoleonic era, it's Lew "The Russian Beard Man" alright. And director made a decent job on this adaptation.

Plus, there's Malcolm Macdowell. How can you ignore Caligula ;).
 

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It's been so long since I've seen this I barely remember any of it. I don't even remember if it's any good.
 

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I liked the A&E Napoleon mini-series. While there are a few glitches, overall the series is well done and Christian Clavier is excellent as Napoleon and Isabella Rossellini as Josephine is also good.
 

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Ridley Scott's the Duellists

Its not strictly Napoleonic since there is no ofcus on the Corsican himself, but its set during his wars, and I recall the period deatil being pretty freaking impressive.
 

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Sharpe series? Don't know how good it os only that the wife fancies Sean Beane.
 
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