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About the Film

Director: Olivier Roland, Jesse Handsher

Actors: Mark Schneider, Frank Samson

Synopsis

Being Napoleon is a feature-length documentary that follows the stories of several actors as they prepare for the biggest war reenactment in the world’s history, 200 years after the 1815 Battle for Waterloo in Belgium.

The film follows these incredible and quirky reenactors who have dedicated their lives to reenacting soldiers whom they’ve never met. The role of Napoleon at the Battle for Waterloo is coveted by two reenactors, an American and a Frenchman. But there can only be one Napoleon...


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