How can Napoleon, the man of war and pioneering military strategist, meekly accept being locked up on a storm-lashed rock in the middle of the Atlantic ocean? What system of defence, and ... See full summary »
Antoine de Caunes
Richard E. Grant,
This is probably the only drama that I have not erased since I recorded it in '93, and have seen it at least four times. Splendid acting performance from the entire cast, particularly Tim Guinee and Lennie James in the roles of Johnny and Delroy respectively. Tearjerking in parts (the mood helped along effectively by Ruby Turner's haunting tune "Stay With Me Baby"), hilarious in others (Johnny's comedic routine written by Mark Thomas amongst others), if you are not moved by this wonderful drama then you are not human.
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