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Jefferson in Paris
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From the beautifully hypnotic and classical soundtrack (an escapists dream), to the movie's scenery and wardrobe that encapsulates the European decadence of the period, this movie is one of my all time favorites.
There is so much more to praise about this film: for starters, the historical accuracy of the portrayal of the events of France in that period, the director's ability to entertwine both the historical events of the time with a little poetic justice to fill in those gaps which history books have oft left unfilled (such as Jefferson's relationship with Sally Hemmings played with such nymph-like and utterly stunning talent by the amazing Thandie Newton), and much more.
Nick Nolte is perfect in his role as Jefferson, and lends a keen sensitivity (not to mention sexiness!Read more ›
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This is an excellent and historic movie. It kept my interest from beginning to end!Published 13 days ago by G Slivensky
Altered history, but reasonably accurate, in particular concerning Thomas Jefferson's fathering children by his slave love Sally Hemmings.Published 1 month ago by Terry Hill
Not the usual Merchant-Ivory product... Beautifully shot, but Nolte's performance was wooden. I spent too much money on this one...Published 2 months ago by Jean Kimble
I like the scenery and the costumes! Although it would seem there would have been a focus on Sally Hemmings it wasn't but what remained true as far the era of this film is that... Read morePublished 6 months ago by joanette
Nick Nolte was miscast. Jefferson was a slim, suave, highly cultured man. Nolte bumbled around like a prize fighter. Read morePublished 12 months ago by S. Morrison
its ok but and happy that they are making these on the founding fathers
i really liked john adam's one much better but this was ok