The Count of Monte Cristo

From the novel by Alexandre Dumas, 'The Count of Monte Cristo' tells the dramatic story of Edmond Dantes, a young French sailor who is falsely denounced as a political traitor and unjustly imprisoned for eighteen years without trial. After a daring escape, Dantes flees to the island of Monte Cristo where he finds a colossal treasure of gold and jewels bequeathed to him by a dying inmate. Using these riches, he assumes a new identity and devises a plan to take vengeance on all those who betrayed him. This six hour offering stars Gerard Depardieu and was made for French television.

Year: 1998
Genre: Drama, Foreign Language Films, French Cinema, Based on...
Country: France
Director: Josee Dayan
Starring: Gerard Depardieu, Ornella Muti, Jean Rochefort, Pierre Arditi, Sergio Rubini, Florence Darel
Duration: 360 Minutes
Rating: M
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (France)



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