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Vincent Cassel Is THE EMPEROR OF PARIS - New UK Trailer & Poster

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The French period thriller comes to UK DVD and digital in October.

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Director Jean-François Richet reteams with his Mesrine star Vincent Cassel for historical thriller The Emperor of Paris.

Cassel plays François Vidocq, considered the world's first private detective and the father of modern criminology, who finds himself an enemy of both the Prisian police and the city's criminal underworld. Olga Kurylenko, Freya Mavor and August Diehl also star.

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Signature Entertainment presents The Emperor of Paris on DVD and Digital HD October 7th.

Check out the trailer below.

The official synopsis reads:

Poldark meets Games of Thrones in this epic historical action thriller focused on the dramatic Parisienne underworld battles that occurred during the Napoleonic early 1800’s. Under the reign of Napoleon, François Vidocq (Vincent Cassel, Black Swan) cuts a notorious figure in the Paris underworld: he is the only man to have escaped the country’s most terrifying penal colonies. 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 both the police and the criminals, who put a price on his head...