Alexander Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo

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Alexander Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo
2002
Corporate Authors: 
Spyglass Entertainment (Firm)
Place Published: 
Burbank, CA
Publisher: 
Touchstone Home Entertainment
Edition: 
Description: 
1 videodisc (131 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes: 
Based on the novel by Alexander Dumas.
Special features: commentary by Kevin Reynolds; theatrical trailer; The Pen (feature on Alexandre Dumas); adapting a classic (screenwriting feature); The Napoleonic World (production design feature); The Clash Of Steel (fight choreography feature); deleted scenes; sword choreography; the final duel; layer by layer sound design; Edmonds escape.
Director of photography, Andrew Dunn ; editors, Stephen Semel, Chris Womack ; music, Edward Shearmur ; costume designer, Tom Rand ; production designer, Mark Geraghty.
An innocent man, Edmond Dantes, is imprisoned for years on a godforsaken island while the friend who betrayed him takes Dantes ravishing fiance for himself. Dantes eventually escapes, recovers a fortune in buried pirate treasure, transforms himself into the mysterious Count of Monte Cristo, and methodically goes about exacting his revenge.
MPAA rating: PG-13.
Author: 
Touchstone Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment present a Birnbaum/Barber production, a Kevin Reynolds film ; producers, Roger Birnbaum, Gary Barber, Jonathan Glickman ; screenplay writer, Jay Wolpert ; director, Kevin Reynolds
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