In this glorious historical drama filled with rich technical detail, headstrong engineer Gustave Eiffel (Romain Duris) faces innumerable battles both personal and professional.

When asked by the Parisian government to design something spectacular for the 1889 Paris World Fair, he comes up with a simple idea to build a subway.

While he contemplates his design, Eiffel crosses path with a mysterious woman (Emma Mackey, Sex Education) from his past who encourages him to go bold with his idea. He agrees, but as his design gets more complicated, he’s left battling banks, poorly paid workers, politicians and even the people of Paris who ridicule the ‘monstrosity’ causing him further frustration.

With stunning cinematography, director Martin Bourboulon spins an enchanting tale with parallel stories that explore the headstrong engineer’s grand vision as he battles both his professional and personal passions to create a stunning masterpiece that has stood the test of time.

Language: In French with English subtitles
Runtime: 109 mins
Classification: M
Country: France, Germany

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Presented by Travelling Film Festival

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