The Emperor’s New Clothes

First Released: August 2001

Feature film.

In this re-imagining of the final years of Napoleon, loyalists hire a look-alike to swap places with the emperor during his exile. While the impostor wallows in luxury on the island of St Helena, the real Napoleon returns to Paris.

Hugh plays Bertrand.

Released in UK on 20th January 2004.


Kevin Molony; Alan Taylor; Herbie Wave; Simon Leys (novel)


Ian Holm, Iben Hjejle, Tim McInnerny, Tom Watson, Nigel Terry, Eddie Marsan


Alan Taylor


Uberto Pasolini

Production Co:

Redwave Films


Florida Film Festival 2002: Best International Feature Film

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