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The Emperor of Paris (2018)

L'Empereur de Paris (original title)
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Under the reign of Napoleon, François Vidocq, the only man who escaped from the greatest penal colony of the country, is a legend of the low-Parisian fund. Left for dead after his last ... See full summary »

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Éric Besnard (adaptation), Éric Besnard (dialogue) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent Cassel ... François Vidocq
Patrick Chesnais ... Henry
August Diehl ... Nathanaël
Olga Kurylenko ... La Baronne
Denis Lavant ... Maillard
Freya Mavor ... Annette
Denis Ménochet ... Dubillard
Jérôme Pouly Jérôme Pouly ... Courtaud (as Jérôme Pouly de la Comédie Française)
James Thierrée James Thierrée ... Le duc
Fabrice Luchini ... Fouché
Fayçal Safi Fayçal Safi ... Mehmet
Antoine Lelandais Antoine Lelandais ... Fleur d'Epine
Frédéric Fix Frédéric Fix ... Pélissier
Némo Schiffman Némo Schiffman ... Charles
Lucien Belvès Lucien Belvès ... Poitou
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Under the reign of Napoleon, François Vidocq, the only man who escaped from the greatest penal colony of the country, is a legend of the low-Parisian fund. Left for dead after his last spectacular escape, the ex-penal colony prisoner tries to make him forget under the traits of a single trader. Written by Hugo Van Herpe

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France

Language:

French

Release Date:

19 December 2018 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Emperor of Paris See more »

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$7,611,035
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In cinema, the character of Eugène-François Vidocq has been worn several times on the screen, as for example in the silent film Vidocq (1911) by Gérard Bourgeois, Vidocq (1939) by Jacques Daroy, Scandal in Paris (1946) Douglas Sirk, Lucien Ganier-Raymond's Le Cavalier de Croix-Mort (1947), Claude Autant-Lara's Count of Monte Cristo (1961) and Pitof's Vidocq (2001). See more »

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boring
19 June 2019 | by nvovgmSee all my reviews

It was quite hard to watch it till the end. All decorations, costumes, details are magnificent. But that's all. Characters are dull, acting is lifeless. Better watch Vidocq (2001) one more time.


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