Vidocq escapes captivity 1805. Years later, he's a fabric merchant in Paris with an alias. He makes a deal of amnesty for catching criminals. He builds an efficient team of ex-cons to catch or kill them.
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
Throughout the process of creating The Emperor of Paris, Jean-François Richet had for major influences the universe and the characters of the books written by Alexandre Dumas, as well as some popular novels of the early twentieth century, such as those of Mauritius Landay. See more »