Duration : 121 minutes
Studio : 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
Keyword : paris, france, historical figure, escaped convict, based on a true story, historical fiction, criminal underworld, criminal mastermind, napoleonic wars, historically inaccurate, 19th century, reformed criminal, toulon, france, prison hulk
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.