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Jefferson in Paris, Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions

Label
Jefferson in Paris, Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13, for mature theme, some images of violence, and a bawdy puppet show
Main title
Jefferson in Paris
Medium
DVD
Oclc number
54983365
Responsibility statement
Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions
Runtime
139
Summary
In the mid-1780s, widower Thomas Jefferson replaces Benjamin Franklin as the U.S. representative to French regents Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. He tries to resist the beautiful Mrs. Cosway. Also in Paris is Jefferson's daughter Patsy; when another daughter dies back in Virginia, Jefferson sends for his youngest, who brings along her slave, Sally Hemings, then 15, whom he also finds irresistible
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Classification
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