Dutch-German co-production. Forklift driver Wolfgang Krone has waited for thirty years for the breakthrough as a director and schmaltzy pop singer. He wrote, directed and produced Die Erinnerungen des Grenadiers Rousseau, a full-length feature film on 8mm about Napoleon's Russian campaign, even playing the role of Napoleon himself. With a great deal of ambition and perseverance, he executes his scheme to be recognised as an artist and to find the right wife to share it all with.


Production company
Production company
Metropolitan Pictures

Title: Voor even Napoleon
Year: 2005
Duration : 1 hour, 30 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2005

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