KOCH Lorber Films, c2005.
2 videodiscs (414 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital.
In French, with English subtitles.
Title from container.
Gérard Depardieu, Ornella Muti, Jean Rochefort, Pierre Arditi, Michel Aumont, Sergio Rubini.
Screenplay, Didier Decoin ; producer, Jean-Pierre Guerin ; director, Josée Dayan ; director of photography, Willy Stassen ; editor, Marie-Joseph Yoyotte ; music, Bruno Coulais.
Originally broadcast in 1998 as a French television mini-series.
Based upon the novel by Alexandre Dumas.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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 bequeathed to him by a dying fellow inmate. Using these riches, he assumes a new identity and devises a plan of vengeance upon all those who betrayed him.
Disc.1. episodes 1 & 2 -- disc 2. episodes 3 & 4.
French title: Comte de Monte Cristo
KLF-DV-3076 KOCH Lorber Films