Napoleon (PG)

napoleonThe undisputed landmark in silent film history by legendary director Abel Gance. Napoleon is a thrilling saga of innovative editing, unique shots and spectacular camerawork. Now fully restored, it is accompanied by a recording of Carl Davies’ enthralling score. This new digital restoration presents the silent masterpiece in all of its grandiose glory, with rich velvety blacks combining with gorgeously coloured tints and tones.

Cast Albert Dieudonné, Vladimir Roudenko, Edmond Van Daële, Antonin Artaud

Director Abel Gance I 1927 I 333mins (+3intervals)
Restored by BFI National Archive and Photoplay Productions
Simultaneously released on BFI Blu-ray/DVD and on BFI Player.


London Barbican Centre           Sun 13 Nov 11:00 

Inverness Eden Court                Sun 13 Nov 11.00

Dundee Contemporary Arts     Sun 27 Nov 12:00


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If you have skills in marketing, design, logistics, sponsorship, advertising and organisation of events or want to learn and work in a franco-scottish environment join the French Film Festival UK team for the 25th edition. You will be based in the French Institute in Edinburgh shortly to move to a new HQ in Lothian Chambers on George IV Bridge. You will work with colleagues from France, Belgium and other French-speaking countries. Knowledge of French would be useful but not essential. You can check out the Festival on the website. Location: Edinburgh City, Glasgow City For further information, please contact (Richard Mowe), or  Ilona on 



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