Josephine and Napoléon – Empress Against all Odds


Marie Josèphe Rose de Tascher de la Pagerie  de Beauharnais – Josephine, the nickname given to her by Napoléon Bonaparte, had a career that many girls would have dreamed of. She was born as the daughter of a poor plantation owner on the island of Martinique and against all odds became the empress of France. Josephine and Napoléon, “the great lovers in history“ were not always so much in love and there were many conflicts between them. Jealousy, betrayal and a dramatic divorce were more the reality in their lives than passion, trust and happiness. But still, there is a mystery about their relationship and devotion. Indiscreet Josephine reveals some of the secrets of her rise and fall. 


60 minutes with extensive slide show