L’Argent

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Adapted from the novel L’Argent by Émile Zola, the film portrays the world of banking and the stock market in Paris in the 1920s.

Napoleon

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A massive 5 1/2 hour biopic of Napoleon, tracing his career from his schooldays (where a snowball fight is staged like a military campaign), his flight from Corsica, through the French Revolution (where a real storm is intercut with a political storm) and the Terror, culminating in his triumphant invasion of Italy in 1797 (the film stops there because it was intended to be part one of six, but director Abel Gance never raised the … Read more