Denis Diderot (Vincent Perez), one of the great minds of the pre-revolutionary era, has been forced to go underground to print his encyclopaedia since, no sooner was it published, it was outlawed by the government. Diderot and his family go into hiding at Baron d’Holbach’s chateau where concealed in the chapel's cellar, the encyclopaedia continues to go to print. Will the underground operation be revealed when the Cardinal (Michel Serrault) comes sniffing around the estate, and what secret is the mysterious artist, Madame Therbouche (Fanny Ardant) hiding?

17 Feb 2014 - 5:12 PM  UPDATED 25 Sep 2014 - 12:08 PM


1 hour 38 min