Wes Anderson’s visit and other visual highlights from the live screening of Napoleon

Photos and social media highlights from the sellout Royal Festival Hall screening of Abel Gance’s Napoleon, staged by Photoplay Productions for the Philharmonia Orchestra, with Carl Davis conducting his mighty score.

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Carl Davis and the Philharmonia Orchestra rehearse the triptych finale

Carl Davis and the Philharmonia Orchestra rehearse the triptych finale
Credit: Courtesy of Tim Everett

Director Wes Anderson joins the sellout crowd

Director Wes Anderson joins the sellout crowd

Napoleon awaits his audience (and orchestra)

Napoleon awaits his audience (and orchestra)
Credit: Courtesy of Tim Everett

Audience members snap up Napoleon on Blu-ray and DVD available exclusively ahead of official release

Audience members snap up Napoleon on Blu-ray and DVD available exclusively ahead of official release

Carl Davis and the Philharmonia receive a standing ovation at the climax of 5½ hours of film magic

Carl Davis and the Philharmonia receive a standing ovation at the climax of 5½ hours of film magic

The maestro and the general

The maestro and the general

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