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L’Empereur de Paris
janvier 20 @ 7:30 - 10:30
☞ FILM: ‘L’Empereur de Paris’ directed by Jean-François Richet (1h 50min)
☞ DATE & TIME: Sunday 20 January – 🍷Drinks and snacks available from 7:30pm at the cinema bar; 🍿Screening starts at 8:30pm.
☞ CINEMA: Club de L’Étoile, 14 Rue Troyon, 75017 Paris
☞ TICKETS: €10 full price; €8 for students and all other concessions. Tickets available ONLINE 🎟 https://clubdeletoile-vad.cotecine.fr/reserver/Ff230224 and at the door. Both cards and cash accepted at the cinema.
Jean-Francois Richet’s – the director of the “Mesrine” gangster films – new crime thriller “The Emperor of Paris” stars Vincent Cassel as Francois Vidocq, a real-life ex-convict who became a police detective during Napoleon’s reign.
Vidocq led a tumultuous life that has inspired authors such as Victor Hugo and Edgar Allan Poe… Don’t miss the most ambitious French film of the year on a big screen, with English subtitles on Jan. 20 ONLY!
• THE MOVIE:
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… – Synopsis
“The Emperor of Paris” is one of the most ambitious French films slated for this year.” – Variety
Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/zmhZ5dCM7GQ
• THE PLAN:
The screening will take place at Club de l’Étoile cinema, located a short walk from the world-famous Arc de Triomphe! We will be offering a variety of French-inspired drinks and snacks during our cocktail hour from 7:30pm (cards and cash accepted) The screening starts at 8:30pm with tickets available both online and at the cinema.
Discover the story of Vidocq, a French adventurer who became a gangster and then the boss of Paris police! We hope to see you there.
🎬The Lost in Frenchlation Team