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"Other than a few minor changes the movie stays true to the book. The story is, of course brilliant. Add competent actors in gorgeous costumes and the result is an outstanding film. 7 hours on 2 DVD's"
"Terrific costumes and scenery but a silly story. Depardieu was surprisingly good as the Count, but overall the story had to many lucky coincidences to hold my interest for 6+ hours."
"Well worth the seven hour investment, this is probably the most well-casted movie (book --> movie translation) I've ever come across. Quite simply, it's brilliant! The liberties taken (characters omitted, certain events shifted, etc.) are n..."
"Outstanding. Gerard Depardieu has long been one of my favorite French actors, and in this 1998 version of Alexandre Dumas' classic, he is in perfect form. His portrayal of Edmond Dantes is powerful and emotionally vivid. Ornella Muti does a fine j..."