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Sunday, November 15, 2020

Jefferson in Paris (1995)































































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His wife had recently died, Thomas Jefferson (Nick Nolte) accepts the post of United States ambassador to pre-revolutionary France. However, 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 (Greta Scacchi), but when his daughter visits from Virginia accompanied by her attractive slave, Sally Hemings (Thandie Newton), Jefferson's attentions are diverted.

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