Napoleon, a grandiose epic directed by Ridley Scott, charts the meteoric rise and tragic fall of the French Emperor, portrayed by the enigmatic Joaquin Phoenix. Set against the sprawling canvas of Ridley Scott's masterful filmmaking, the narrative unfurls Napoleon Bonaparte's relentless ascent from humble origins in Corsica to the zenith of global power. Brimming with mesmerizing battle sequences, the film delves into Napoleon's strategic brilliance during pivotal moments like the Siege of Toulon and the Battle of Marengo.
Joaquin Phoenix, acclaimed for his nuanced portrayals, embodies Napoleon's complex persona, while Vanessa Kirby lends depth to the tumultuous relationship with Empress Joséphine. Scott, unyielding in his vision, crafts a riveting tale that explores the psyche of one of history's most infamous rulers and his journey through love, war, and ultimate power.
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Vanessa Kirby, Tahar Rahim, Rupert Everett, Ben Miles, Mark Bonnar, Ian McNeice, Catherine Walker, Paul Rhys, Matthew Needham
Director(s): Ridley Scott