The Count Of Monte Cristo DVD
Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play.
The Count of Monte Cristo is Alexandre Dumas' classic story of an innocent man wrongly but deliberately imprisoned and his brilliant strategy for revenge against those who betrayed him. Dashing young sailor Edmond Dantes (Jim Caviezel) is a guileless and honest young man whose peaceful life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes (Dagmara Dominczyk) are abruptly shattered when he is deceived by his best friend Fernand (Guy Pearce), who wants Mercedes for himself.
Set up to be unlawfully sentenced to the infamous island prison of Chateau D'If, Edmond is trapped in a nightmare that lasts for thirteen years. Haunted by the baffling course his life has taken, over time everything he ever believed about right and wrong is abandoned and replaced by all-consuming thoughts of vengeance. With the help of an equally innocent fellow inmate (Richard Harris), Dantes plots and succeeds in his mission to escape from prison, whereupon he transforms himself into the mysterious and wealthy Count of Monte Cristo…
- Actors Guy Pearce, Jim Caviezel, James Frain, Luis Guzman, Michael Wincott, Richard Harris, Albie Woodington & Dagmara Dominczyk
- Director Kevin Reynolds
- Certificate PG
- Year 2002
- Screen Widescreen 1.85:1 Anamorphic
- Languages English – Dolby Digital (5.1)
- Subtitles English ; English for the hearing impaired
- Duration 2 hours and 5 minutes (approx)