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Imperial Venus (1962)

Venere imperiale (original title)
PG | | Drama, History, Romance | 1972 (USA)
This loose biopic relates the adult life of Paolina (Paulette), the sister of Napoleon Bonaparte. She is portrayed as a willful, yet impulsive woman, through her marriages and scandals, through the heights and depths of Napoleon's life.

Director:

Jean Delannoy
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gina Lollobrigida ... Paulette Bonaparte
Stephen Boyd ... Jules de Canouville
Raymond Pellegrin ... Napoleon Bonaparte
Micheline Presle ... Josephine
Gabriele Ferzetti ... Freron
Massimo Girotti ... Leclerc
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Giuseppe Addobbati
Elsa Albani Elsa Albani ... Pianista
Aldo Berti ... Moribondo a Santo Domingo
Giulio Bosetti Giulio Bosetti ... Camillo Borghese
Andrea Bosic Andrea Bosic ... Del Val
Lilla Brignone Lilla Brignone ... Letizia
Ernesto Calindri Ernesto Calindri ... Cardinale Fesch
Tino Carraro Tino Carraro ... Canova
Claudio Catania Claudio Catania ... Gerolamo Bonaparte
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This loose biopic relates the adult life of Paolina (Paulette), the sister of Napoleon Bonaparte. She is portrayed as a willful, yet impulsive woman, through her marriages and scandals, through the heights and depths of Napoleon's life.

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Drama | History | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Imperial Venus See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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Referenced in Les échos du cinéma: Episode #1.44 (1961) See more »

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A frivolous life of Pauline Bonaparte.
5 June 2018 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

First all l found Lolo miscating for this role if consider a worldwide market,in this case will be more appropiate a native french actress,sounds bad to hear Pauline Bonaparte in a hard italian accent,looks like weird unconscionable at all,therefore the picture was made for italian marketplace,the butcher's sister certanly was more concerned to find a better lover among so many choices,she was frivolous in extreme way putting down Bonaparte's name as already did by Napoleon,an interesting piece of history until now unknown for me,the official release in Brazil needs an upmost restoration to face Lolobrigida's beauty!!!

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First watch: 2018 / How many: 1 / Source: DVD / Rating: 6.25


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