Voltaire in Love
screenable online: 2 episodes
Thomas Solivérès (The Intouchables; Cyrano, my Love) stars in this four-part French series which combines action and historical drama to explore the early life and evolution of the philosopher and visionary Voltaire.
How did Voltaire become who he was? One of the world’s greatest thinkers, known for his wit. An advocate of freedom of speech and religion, whose writings shaped the course of the French Revolution. Voltaire in Love is a four-part drama series that explores Voltaire’s early life and evolution. It reveals aspects of the gifted philosopher’s life that have received less attention: Voltaire the adventurer, lover, man of justice who had an ambiguous relationship with royalty.