Jefferson in Paris

TitleJefferson in Paris
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1995
AuthorsIvory, James
Running Time139 min
Date Released03/31/1995
DistributorBuena Vista Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication LanguageEnglish

A semi-fictional account of Thomas Jefferson's years in Paris before the French Revolution. French liberals turned to Jefferson, who wrote the Declaration of Independence and was US minister to France between 1784-89, to guide them toward democracy. Jefferson learns more about the arts and sciences and falls in love with two women, including his slave Sally Hemings. 

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