The Steampunk Surreality of The Chronicles of Vidoqc Will Leave you BOTH Shaken and Stirred…

Dark Portals: The Chronicles of Vidocq is the English title of a French film called simply Vidocq. Gerard Depardieu plays the title role of Eugene Francois Vidocq who is an occult detective on the grimy streets of Paris in 1830. In real life, he was the father of French criminology, and his misunderstood methods gave him a supernatural reputation. In the film, Vidoqc is on the trail of a masked serial killer, the Alchemist. The writers explore an interesting twist on story-telling, and he falls to his supernatural enemy within the first minutes of the film. Amidst the tumult of the outbreak of the Second French Revolution … Continue reading The Steampunk Surreality of The Chronicles of Vidoqc Will Leave you BOTH Shaken and Stirred…