Trying to escape his uneventful life, albert, the son of a renowned general from paris. He escapes to reclaim his fiancee mercedes and revenge against his nemesis, mondego. Monte cristo 1922 film aka the count of monte cristo, a silent film starring john gilbert. The count of monte cristo disambiguation wikipedia. Given that plus the fine grain film and soft focus lens in the production, its like watching a ghost. If you are a moderator please see our troubleshooting guide. Another important work by dumas, written before his work. Like many of his novels, it was expanded from plot outlines suggested by his collaborating ghostwriter auguste maquet. Loosely based on the 1844 alexandre dumas novel the count. With gerard depardieu, ornella muti, jean rochefort, pierre arditi. With robert donat, elissa landi, louis calhern, sidney blackmer. The probeijing attitudes of liu yifei, star of disneys liveaction mulan remake, may hurt the film s box office performance. Fox film spared no expense on this prestige film with lavish sets and a distinguished supporting cast. The sole surviving copy of monte cristo is a worn and choppy.
Weve already seen a few posters for the film, which stars saoirse ronan, jake abel and max irons, and this week, two more have made their way online. Edmundo dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious island prison, chateau dif. While imprisoned, he meets the abbe faria, a fellow prisoner whom everyone believes to be mad. After greedy men have edmound dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to get his revenge on them. It is an adaptation of alexandre dumas s 1844 novel the count of monte cristo. The count of monte cristo 1934 film, starring robert donat. Monte cristo 1929 film, a silent film starring jean angelo. Dantes, a sailor who is falsely accused of treason by his best friend fernand, who wants dantes girlfriend mercedes for himself. The count of monte cristo is an adaptation of the alexander dumas tale by the same name. It is based on alexandre dumas s novel the count of monte cristo. Calherns devillefort is just chilling, and walberns danglars is the perfect skunk. Edmond dantes is unjustly sent to prison for 18 years.667 631 30 1041 1526 739 1178 1152 1572 1413 522 1321 502 1396 377 684 1168 300 446 1186 353 1072 201 1140 621 312 1020 254 388 489 1319 575 104 426 510 1382