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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 ... 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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This is not the first time that Vincent Cassel slips into the shoes of a famous historical figure. He had played the artist Paul Gauguin (Gauguin - Voyage de Tahiti, 2017), the Austrian doctor Otto Gross (A Dangerous Method, 2011), the famous French gangster Jacques Mesrine (Mesrine: The Instinct of Death and Mesrine: Public Enemy No. 1) and the knight, lord and serial killer Gilles de Rais (Joan of Arc, 1999). See more »

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Music by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
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Boring
21 April 2019 | by chouby007See all my reviews

Boring, stay home. no endearing characters, history is absent, no character is developed. I heard that it was a true story .. unfortunately to export this film it would have been interesting to tell us a little more about who is Vidoc .. I was bored from beginning to end. I should have chose tranguay le retour insted


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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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Budget:

EUR22,100,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,611,035
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2.40 : 1
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