Life Under Napoleon

In four episodes we examine what life was like in Europe from 1799 until 1815, from the end of the French Revolution until Napoleon's defeat at Leipzig 1813 and Waterloo 1815. We show Napoleon's rise and fall exclusively from the point of view of the citizens of his time - blacksmiths, soldiers, farmers, dissidents, housewives - first hand accounts of life changing events, based on authentic historical material, diaries, letters and court documents, and often surprising anecdotes from Napoleon's reign. These don't speak of politics and alliances but about blood and tears, tyranny and hunger, about joy and freedom.

Year: 2006
Genre: Documentaries, Historical, Docos - Historical
Country: Germany
Director: Georg Schiemann, Elmar Bartlmae, Steffen Schneider
Starring: Napoleon
Duration: 208 Minutes
Rating: PG - Adult themes.
Location in store: Documentary (Historical)



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