The illegitimate son of an African slave and a French plantation owner, Chevalier (Kelvin Harrison Jr) rises to the top of French society as a violinist, composer and fencer before racism, an ill-fated love affair and a falling out with Marie Antoinette make him realise the need for change.

…a thrilling history lesson in the making that remains as timely as ever
A solid and handsome portrait

This film is distributed by Disney.

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