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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.

  1. Jean-François Richet

    Director, Writer

  2. Éric Besnard


Top Billed Cast

  1. Vincent Cassel

    Vincent Cassel

    François Vidocq

  2. Olga Kurylenko

    Olga Kurylenko

    La Baronne

  3. August Diehl

    August Diehl


  4. Freya Mavor

    Freya Mavor


  5. Denis Ménochet

    Denis Ménochet


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The Emperor of Paris
The Emperor of Paris



Original Title L'Empereur de Paris

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 19, 2018


    (Tous publics) valid for all audiences.

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 50m

Budget -

Revenue -



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