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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

Credited cast:
Olga Kurylenko ... La Baronne
Vincent Cassel ... François Vidocq
Freya Mavor ... Annette
August Diehl ... Nathanaël
Denis Ménochet ... Dubillard
Fabrice Luchini ... Fouché
Denis Lavant ... Maillard
William Sciortino ... Bagnard
John Sehil John Sehil
James Thierrée James Thierrée ... Le duc
Patrick Chesnais ... Henry
Antoine Lelandais ... Fleur d'Epine
Antoine Basler Antoine Basler ... Perrin
Vincent Schmitt Vincent Schmitt ... L'employé morgue
Maxime Lefrançois Maxime Lefrançois ... Farge
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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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Adventure | History

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

19 December 2018 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Emperor of Paris See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Shooting begins on September 25, 2017. Between October 19 and November 10, 2017, scenes will be shot on "La Base", the former air base 217 near Brétigny-sur-Orge and Plessis-Pâté in the Essonne. Production was also installed in the castles of Vaux-le-Vicomte and Fontainebleau in Seine-et-Marne and in the Saint-Maclou cathedral in Pontoise. See more »

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Great movie
8 February 2019 | by veron-36111See all my reviews

The movie is great. It is action packed, much action is happening, but in a different and better way then Hollywood does it generaly, I wouldd say, and I generally think that French make good movies and this a good confirmation. I would definitely recommend it. One thing I didin't like, it is a bit confusing at the beggining.


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