Jefferson in Paris

Jefferson in Paris (1995)

His wife having recently died, Thomas Jefferson accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France, though he finds it difficult to adjust to life in a country where the aristocracy subjugates an increasingly restless peasantry. In Paris, he becomes smitten with cultured artist Maria Cosway, but, when his daughter visits from Virginia accompanied by her attractive slave, Sally Hemings, Jefferson's attentions are diverted.

  • Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
  • James Ivory
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  • Views: 7
  • Release Date: 1995-03-31
  • Language: English
  • Country: FR, US
  • Runtime: 139
  • Revenue: $2,474,000
  • Budget: $14,000,000

Gwyneth Paltrow

Patsy Jefferson

Seth Gilliam

James Hemings

James Earl Jones

Madison Hemings

Todd Boyce

William Short

William Moseley

George Washington de Lafayette

Nick Nolte

Thomas Jefferson

Greta Scacchi

Maria Cosway

Thandiwe Newton

Sally Hemings

Jean-Pierre Aumont


Simon Callow

Richard Cosway

Nancy Marchand

Madame Abbesse

Charlotte de Turckheim

Marie Antoinette

Lambert Wilson

Marquis de Lafayette

Vincent Cassel

Camille Desmoulins

Steve Kalfa

Dr. Guillotin

Nigel Whitmey

John Trumbull

Nicolas Silberg

Monsieur Petit

Elsa Zylberstein

Adrienne de Lafayette

Vernon Dobtcheff

King's Translator

Beatrice Winde

Mary Hemings

Tim Choate

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