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.
Plot Keywords: paris france, historical figure, escaped convict, based on a true story, criminal underworld, criminal mastermind, napoleonic wars, 19th century, reformed criminal, toulon france, prison hulk
|Original Title||L'Empereur de Paris|
|Writers||Éric Besnard, Éric Besnard, Jean-François Richet|
|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|
|Production Countries||Belgium, France|