The Emperor's New Clothes

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  • PG
A quirky period drama, suggesting an alternate ending for one of history's most famous dictators. Ian Holm plays Napoleon Bonaparte, whose botched escape plan leads him into an unexpected new life. Roger Eberts calls this "a surprisingly sweet and... read more
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A quirky period drama, suggesting an alternate ending for one of history's most famous dictators. Ian Holm plays Napoleon Bonaparte, whose botched escape plan leads him into an unexpected new life. Roger Eberts calls this "a surprisingly sweet and gentle comedy"; The Washington Post says "...a sprightly script ... crisp direction ….sumptuous visual allure"

Original Release

01/01/2001

US Release

01/01/2001

Cast

Ian Holm Napoleon Bonaparte / Sergeant Eugene Lenormand
Iben Hjejle Nicole 'Pumpkin' Truchaut
Tim McInnerny Dr. Lambert
Nigel Terry Montholon
Tom Watson Gerard
Hugh Bonneville Bertrand
Murray Melvin Antommarchi
Eddie Marsan Louis Marchand
Clive Russell Sergeant Justin Bommel
Bob Mason Captain Nicholls
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Alan Taylor

Writers

Simon Leys, Kevin Molony, Alan Taylor, Herbie Wave

Cast

Ian Holm Napoleon Bonaparte / Sergeant Eugene Lenormand
Iben Hjejle Nicole 'Pumpkin' Truchaut
Tim McInnerny Dr. Lambert
Nigel Terry Montholon
Tom Watson Gerard
Hugh Bonneville Bertrand
Murray Melvin Antommarchi
Eddie Marsan Louis Marchand
Clive Russell Sergeant Justin Bommel
Bob Mason Captain Nicholls
Trevor Cooper Leaud
Chris Langham Maurice
Russell Dixon Dr. Quinton
George Harris Papa Nicholas
Niall O'Brien Bosun
Hayley Carmichael Adele Raffin
Philip McGough English tourist
Tim Barlow Bargee
Tony Vogel British sergeant
Russell Tovey Recruit

Producers

Roberto Cicutto Executive Producer
Hanno Huth Executive Producer
Paul Webster Executive Producer
Uberto Pasolini Producer
Polly Leys Producer
Kevin Molony Producer
Marco Valerio Pugini Producer
James Wilson Producer

Editors

Masahiro Hirakubo

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