Long Live the Emperor

Napoleon's troops are gathering close to Waterloo. Time is running out for common soldier Baby, who is seeking a battalion to join the Great Army. Tomorrow, the troops will launch the attack on the English. Along with his wife Ludo, in the parking lot where they have pitched their tent, they are living the last remaining hours before the fall of the Empire. 

  • France
  • 2016, 25 min
  • Director: Aude Léa Rapin
  • Director of photography: Aude Léa Rapin
  • Editor: Aude Léa Rapin, Isabelle Proust
  • Screenplay: Aude Léa Rapin, Jonathan Couzinié
  • Cast: Antonia Buresi, Jonathan Couzinié
  • Producer: Marie-Ange Luciani
  • Production: Les films de Pierre

18.1. 20:30 Praha | Světozor - Small Hall
20.1. 16:00 Praha | Světozor - Grand Hall

Aude Léa Rapin

Aude Léa Rapin

Aude Léa Rapin was born in 1984. She graduated from the Parisian film school La Fémis' Screenwriting Lab. She directed several documentaries, as “Enclave” and “Nino's Place”. In 2014, she directed her first fiction film, “La météo des Plages”, a short movie selected and awarded at numerous festivals worldwide, followed by “Ton coeur au hazard”, winner of the National Prize at Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival. Her newest short, “Long live the Emperor” continues to be shown in festivals around the world. Aude Léa is now working on her first feature in collaboration with Céline Sciamma.