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Napoleon

On release from 11th November

A 50-year rescue mission concludes with the theatrical release of Abel Gance’s epic, first shown in Paris in 1927, now digitally restored to a glorious 330 minutes. Working with the BFI National Archive, film historian Kevin Brownlow has assembled the most comprehensive version of this rarely seen silent masterpiece. It is accompanied by Carl Davis’s score, first performed in 1980.

Napoleon convinces with the sophistication of its storytelling, a potent blend of…

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