skip to content
Jefferson in Paris Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Jefferson in Paris

Author: Ismail MerchantJames IvoryRuth Prawer JhabvalaNick NolteGreta ScacchiAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Entertainment : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc., Burbank, CA : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc. 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Feature films
Historical films
Biographical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Sally Hemings; Maria Hadfield Cosway; Richard Cosway; Maria Eppes; Martha Jefferson Randolph; Louis, King of France; Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France; Maria Hadfield Cosway; Richard Cosway; Maria Eppes; Sally Hemings; Thomas Jefferson; Louis, King of France; Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France; Martha Jefferson Randolph
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ismail Merchant; James Ivory; Ruth Prawer Jhabvala; Nick Nolte; Greta Scacchi; Thandie Newton; Gwyneth Paltrow; James Earl Jones; Jean Pierre Aumont; Simon Callow; Charlotte de Turckheim; Humbert Balsan; Pierre L'Homme; Andrew Marcus; Isabelle Lorente; Richard Robbins; Touchstone Pictures,; Merchant Ivory Productions,; Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 0788844016 9780788844010
OCLC Number: 54983365
Language Note: English or French dialogue with Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: "2004 release"--Back of container.
DVD release of the 1995 motion picture.
Credits: Co-producer, Humbert Balsan ; photography, Pierre L'Homme ; editing, Andrew Marcus, Isabel Lorente ; music, Richard Robbins.
Cast: Nick Nolte (Thomas Jefferson), Greta Scacchi (Maria Cosway), Simon Callow (Richard Cosway), Thandie Newton (Sally Hemings), Jean-Pierre Aumont (D'Hancarville), James Earl Jones (Madison Hemings), Beatrice Winde (Mary Hemings), Gwyneth Paltrow (Patsy Jefferson), Estelle Eonnet (Polly Jefferson), Seth Gilliam (James Hemings), Michael Lonsdale (Louis XVI), Charlotte de Turckheim (Marie Antoinette), Todd Boyce (William Short), Tim Choate (Reporter), Ismail Merchant (Tipoo Sultan's Ambassador), Daniel Mesguich (Mesmer).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13, for mature theme, some images of violence, and a bawdy puppet show.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 139 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Details: DVD format; NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 surround.
Responsibility: Touchstone Pictures and Merchant Ivory Productions ; producer, Ismail Merchant ; director, James Ivory ; writer, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala.

Abstract:

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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/54983365> # Jefferson in Paris
    a schema:Movie, bgn:DVD, schema:CreativeWork ;
    bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/54983365#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ;
    library:oclcnum "54983365" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/495243592#Person/jefferson_thomas_1743_1826> ; # Thomas Jefferson
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/40191108> ; # Richard Cosway
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/48292387> ; # Martha Jefferson Randolph
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/495243592#Topic/adulterio> ; # Adulterio
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/495243592#Topic/eslavo_estados_unidos> ; # Eslavo--Estados Unidos
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/69199414> ; # Maria Hadfield Cosway
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/78357150> ; # Maria Eppes
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/96583693> ; # Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France Marie Antoinette
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/3734401> ; # Sally Hemings
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/212882453> ; # King of France Louis XVI
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.4372/e22/> ;
    schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/120242910> ; # Thandie Newton
    schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/56797810> ; # Charlotte de Turckheim
    schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/64197480> ; # Nick Nolte
    schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/44484149> ; # Jean Pierre Aumont
    schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/85145671> ; # Greta Scacchi
    schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/117030333> ; # Gwyneth Paltrow
    schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/146407> ; # Simon Callow
    schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/90666196> ; # James Earl Jones
    schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/54149447> ; # Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
    schema:contentRating "MPAA rating: PG-13, for mature theme, some images of violence, and a bawdy puppet show." ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/63903007> ; # Pierre L'Homme
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/311375636> ; # Isabelle Lorente
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/129132435> ; # Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm),
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/41985157> ; # Ismail Merchant
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/300756240> ; # Andrew Marcus
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/21690786> ; # Humbert Balsan
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/79155419> ; # James Ivory
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/197463> ; # Richard Robbins
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/149269231> ; # Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
    schema:description "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."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/495243592> ;
    schema:genre "Video recordings for the hearing impaired"@en ;
    schema:genre "Drama"@en ;
    schema:genre "Feature films"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biographical films"@en ;
    schema:genre "Historical films"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Jefferson in Paris"@en ;
    schema:productID "54983365" ;
    schema:productionCompany <http://viaf.org/viaf/147871981> ; # Merchant Ivory Productions,
    schema:productionCompany <http://viaf.org/viaf/132640425> ; # Touchstone Pictures,
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780788844010> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/54983365> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/495243592#Person/jefferson_thomas_1743_1826> # Thomas Jefferson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1743" ;
    schema:deathDate "1826" ;
    schema:familyName "Jefferson" ;
    schema:givenName "Thomas" ;
    schema:name "Thomas Jefferson" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/495243592#Topic/eslavo_estados_unidos> # Eslavo--Estados Unidos
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Eslavo--Estados Unidos"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/117030333> # Gwyneth Paltrow
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1972" ;
    schema:familyName "Paltrow" ;
    schema:givenName "Gwyneth" ;
    schema:name "Gwyneth Paltrow" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/120242910> # Thandie Newton
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1972" ;
    schema:familyName "Newton" ;
    schema:givenName "Thandie" ;
    schema:name "Thandie Newton" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/129132435> # Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm),
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)," ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/132640425> # Touchstone Pictures,
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Touchstone Pictures," ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/146407> # Simon Callow
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1949" ;
    schema:familyName "Callow" ;
    schema:givenName "Simon" ;
    schema:name "Simon Callow" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/147871981> # Merchant Ivory Productions,
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Merchant Ivory Productions," ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/149269231> # Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Touchstone Home Entertainment (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/197463> # Richard Robbins
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1940" ;
    schema:deathDate "2012," ;
    schema:familyName "Robbins" ;
    schema:givenName "Richard" ;
    schema:name "Richard Robbins" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/212882453> # King of France Louis XVI
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1754" ;
    schema:deathDate "1793" ;
    schema:givenName "Louis" ;
    schema:name "King of France Louis XVI" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/21690786> # Humbert Balsan
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Balsan" ;
    schema:givenName "Humbert" ;
    schema:name "Humbert Balsan" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/300756240> # Andrew Marcus
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Marcus" ;
    schema:givenName "Andrew" ;
    schema:name "Andrew Marcus" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/311375636> # Isabelle Lorente
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Lorente" ;
    schema:givenName "Isabelle" ;
    schema:name "Isabelle Lorente" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/3734401> # Sally Hemings
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Hemings" ;
    schema:givenName "Sally" ;
    schema:name "Sally Hemings" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/40191108> # Richard Cosway
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1740" ;
    schema:deathDate "1821" ;
    schema:familyName "Cosway" ;
    schema:givenName "Richard" ;
    schema:name "Richard Cosway" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/41985157> # Ismail Merchant
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Merchant" ;
    schema:givenName "Ismail" ;
    schema:name "Ismail Merchant" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/44484149> # Jean Pierre Aumont
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Aumont" ;
    schema:givenName "Jean Pierre" ;
    schema:name "Jean Pierre Aumont" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/48292387> # Martha Jefferson Randolph
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1772" ;
    schema:deathDate "1836" ;
    schema:familyName "Randolph" ;
    schema:givenName "Martha Jefferson" ;
    schema:name "Martha Jefferson Randolph" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/54149447> # Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1927" ;
    schema:deathDate "2013," ;
    schema:familyName "Jhabvala" ;
    schema:givenName "Ruth Prawer" ;
    schema:name "Ruth Prawer Jhabvala" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/56797810> # Charlotte de Turckheim
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Turckheim" ;
    schema:givenName "Charlotte de" ;
    schema:name "Charlotte de Turckheim" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/63903007> # Pierre L'Homme
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "L'Homme" ;
    schema:givenName "Pierre" ;
    schema:name "Pierre L'Homme" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/64197480> # Nick Nolte
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Nolte" ;
    schema:givenName "Nick" ;
    schema:name "Nick Nolte" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/69199414> # Maria Hadfield Cosway
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1759" ;
    schema:deathDate "1838" ;
    schema:familyName "Cosway" ;
    schema:givenName "Maria Hadfield" ;
    schema:name "Maria Hadfield Cosway" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/78357150> # Maria Eppes
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1778" ;
    schema:deathDate "1804" ;
    schema:familyName "Eppes" ;
    schema:givenName "Maria" ;
    schema:name "Maria Eppes" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/79155419> # James Ivory
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Ivory" ;
    schema:givenName "James" ;
    schema:name "James Ivory" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/85145671> # Greta Scacchi
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Scacchi" ;
    schema:givenName "Greta" ;
    schema:name "Greta Scacchi" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/90666196> # James Earl Jones
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Jones" ;
    schema:givenName "James Earl" ;
    schema:name "James Earl Jones" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/96583693> # Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France Marie Antoinette
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1755" ;
    schema:deathDate "1793" ;
    schema:givenName "Marie Antoinette" ;
    schema:name "Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France Marie Antoinette" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780788844010>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0788844016" ;
    schema:isbn "9780788844010" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.