Plot & Details
Antoine de Caunes' second feature, Monsieur N. is a historical mystery thriller about Napoleon. Sir Hudson Lowe (Richard E. Grant) is assigned to guard Napoleon (Philippe Torreton) while the latter is in exile in Saint Helena. A local girl, Betsy (Siobhan Hewlett), has a crush on the exiled leader. This, along with the fact that keeping Napoleon on the island is costing the British a great sum of money, leads Lowe to consider drastic action. Monsieur N. was screened at the 2003 Berlin Film Festival.
- MPAA Rating: Not Rated
- Genre(s): Crime and Mystery,Drama
- Run Time: 128min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 01/21/2005
- DVD Release Date: 06/28/2005
- Distributor(s): Empire Pictures
- Director(s): Antoine de Caunes
- Starring: Philippe Torreton , Richard E. Grant , Jay Rodan , Elsa Zylberstein , Roschdy Zem
- Themes: Fall From Power,Living In Exile
- Keywords: French [nationality], crush, emperor, exile, girl, guard, island, money
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (01-21-2005)
- Language: English,French