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The Emperor of Paris

The Emperor of Paris

A Feature film by Jean-François Richet

Produced by Mandarin Production

Release in France : 19/12/2018


    Under the reign of Napoleon, François Vidocq cuts a notorious figure in the Parisian underworld: he is the only man to have escaped the country's most terrifying penal colonies.
    Left for dead after his last, spectacular escape, the former prisoner tries to pass himself off as a simple merchant. But his past catches up with him. After being falsely accused of murder, Vidocq makes a deal with the head of the Police: in exchange for his freedom, Vidocq will help the police fight the criminal classes. Despite obtaining exceptional results, he provokes the hostility of fellow police agents and the fury of criminals, who put a price on his head...



    The Emperor of Paris

    Trailer (French)

    Actors (10)

    Production and distribution (4)

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    Mandarin Production

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    Full credits (17)

    Executive Producers :

    Éric Altmayer, Nicolas Altmayer

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Eric Besnard, Jean-François Richet

    Director of Photography :

    Manuel Dacosse

    Production Manager :

    François Hamel

    Editor :

    Hervé Schneid

    Production Designer :

    Emile Ghigo

    Casting :

    Gigi Akoka

    Visual effects :

    Alain Carsoux

    Sound supervisor :

    Varda Kakon

    Assistant Director :

    James Canal

    Screenwriter :

    Eric Besnard

    Sound recordists :

    Jean Minondo, Sélim Azzazi, Thomas Gauder

    Press Attachés (film) :

    André-Paul Ricci, Tony Arnoux, Gustave Shaïmi, Pablo Garcia-Pons

    Continuity supervisor :

    Isabelle Querrioux

    Music Composers :

    Marco Beltrami, Marcus Trumpp

    Costume designer :

    Pierre-Yves Gayraud

    Post-production supervisor :

    Patricia Colombat

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    Feature film

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    Historical, Crime/thriller

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 50 min

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