The Emperor of Paris

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The Emperor of Paris

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The Emperor of Paris

Release Date: December 19, 2018

Year    :   2018
Slogan    :   «Fugitive. Detective. Legend.»
Genres    :   Drama, Crime, Thriller
Production Companies    :   France 2 Cinéma, Gaumont, Mandarin Production, France 3 Cinéma, SCOPE Pictures, CN6 Productions, BNP Paribas, Actes Prolétariens, 120 Films, Entourage Pictures, Canal+, Ciné+, France Télévisions
Director    :   Jean-François Richet
Producers    :   François Hamel, Eric Altmayer, Nicolas Altmayer, Gigi Akoka, Patricia Colombat, Robin Welch
Writers    :   Jean-François Richet, Éric Besnard, Éric Besnard
RunTime    :   121 mins.

Paris, France, early 19th century. The legendary convict François Vidocq lives in disguise trying to escape from a tragic past that torments him. When, after an unfortunate event, he crosses paths with the police chief, he makes a bold decision that will turn the ruthless mastermind of the Parisian underworld against him.

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