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Topic: STANLEY KUBRICK'S NAPOLEON (Read 1137 times) previous topic - next topic


He wanted David Hemmings and Audrey Hepburn for the leads, with Alec Guinness and Laurence Olivier as supporting characters, but it all came crashing down when, partly as a result of another Napoleon film, Waterloo, being released in 1970, studios decided Kubrick's dream was too financially risky. In the early 1980s, he still talked of wanting to make the film, but it wasn't to be. Although he died in 1999, there's a chance his vision may see the light of day; it's been offered to the likes of Ridley Scott and Ang Lee.