Napoleon Road

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Napoleon Road
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Belgian poster
Directed by Jean Delannoy
Written by Antoine Blondin
Jean Delannoy
Roland Laudenbach
Produced by Joseph Bercholz
Edouard Gide
Starring Pierre Fresnay
Henri Vilbert
Claude Laydu
Cinematography Léonce-Henri Burel
Edited byJames Cuenet
Music by Paul Misraki
Production
company
Les Films Gibé
Distributed by Pathé Consortium Cinéma
Release date
14 October 1953
Running time
90 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

Napoleon Road (French: La route Napoléon) is a 1953 French comedy film directed by Jean Delannoy and starring Pierre Fresnay, Henri Vilbert and Claude Laydu. [1] It was partly shot at the Billancourt Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director Serge Piménoff.

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Synopsis

A chancer organises a series of package tours along a route said to have been taken by Napoleon in 1815 when in fact the Emperor never set foot there. The local inhabitants back up his story as they hope to cash in on the tourist boom.

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References

  1. BFI.org