May 15th in Paris

Synopsis:

This is the true story of May 15, 1848, when protesters in Paris finally pushed the French establishment to let them have a popular vote to elect their ruler, only to see the outcome of their revolution backfire and turn against their own interests when the demagogue Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte seized power through the ballot box and turned France into a dictatorship.

Genre: Documentary, Historical, Short Film
Director: Janek Ambros
Starring: Nathalie Simille
Language: French
Country: France, United States
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