Cast

Nick Nolte Thomas Jefferson
Greta Scacchi Maria Cosway
Seth Gilliam James Hemings
Thandie Newton Sally Hemings
James Earl Jones Madison Hemings
Gwyneth Paltrow Patsy Jefferson
Estelle Eonnet Polly Jefferson
Todd Boyce William Short
Nicholas Silberg Monsieur Petit
Lionel Robert Cook's Helper
Jean Rupert Surgeon
Yvette Petit Dressmaker
Paolo Mantini Hairdresser
F. Van Den Driessche Mutilated Officer
Humbert Balson Mutilated Officer
Michel Rois Mutilated Officer
Jeffrey Justin Ribier Mulatto Boy
Marc Tissot Construction Foreman
Lambert Wilson Marquis de Lafayette
Elsa Zylberstein Adrienne de Lafayette
Jean-Francois Perrier Liberal Aristocrat
Eric Genovese Liberal Aristocrat
Bruno Putzulu Liberal Aristocrat
Philippe Mareuil Liberal Aristocrat
Philippe Bouclet Liberal Aristocrat
Olivier Galfione Chevalier de Saint-Colombe
Andre Julien Savant
Agathe de la Boulaye Card Player
Abdel Bouthegmes Lafayette's Indian
Damien Groelle The Dauphin
Valerie Toledano Madame Elizabeth
Vernon Dobtchev King's Translator
Felix Malinbaum Captain of the Guard
Herve Hiolle King's Messenger
Eric Berg Post Office Spy
Magali Leiris Assistant
Valentine Varella Assistant
Gabrielle Islwyn Singer with Megaphone
William Christie Conductor
Jean-Paul Fouchecourt Dardanus
Ismail Merchant Tipoo Sultan's Ambassador
Martine Chevalier Mademoiselle Contat
Vincent Cassel Camille Desmoulins