Monsieur N.


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Release Date: January 21, 2005Running Time: 127 mins.
MPAA Rating: NoneBox Office: $34,863.00
Genre: Biopic, Drama, Historical, Period, Thriller

Cast:

Richard E Grant

Elsa Zylberstein

Stephane Freiss

Frédéric Pierrot

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Summary:
On October 17, 1815, at the age of 46, Napoleon Bonaparte set foot on St. Helena for the first time. It was on this windswept, overcast island fortress that he would fight his last battle and shape the image that he would leave for posterity. At Longwood, where Napoleon was kept under house arrest, "everything exudes deathly boredom," complained the former Emperor. "All we have too much of is time." Bonaparte's jailer and the island's governor, Sir Hudson Lowe, a stubborn and authoritarian figure, reinforced security to absurd levels. Of the 3,000 British soldiers on the island, 1,000 were posted in the fortifications surrounding Longwood House. A British liaison officer was billeted at Long... Full Summary >>




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