The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo (1998)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1998-09-07
  • User Rating: 7/10 from 51 ratings
  • Runtime: 6h 40min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: MEDIA Programme of the European Union
  • Production Country: France, Germany, Italy
  • Director: Josée Dayan
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After nearly 20 years in prison, Edmond Dantes escapes the fortress Chateau d'If. He returns as the Count of Monte Cristo and recognizes that his love Mercedes has married another man. Now, he is only driven by revenge on the people who falsely accused him.

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  • Gérard Depardieu

    as Edmond Dantès
  • Ornella Muti

    as Mercédès
  • Jean Rochefort

    as Fernand Morcerf Mondego
  • Pierre Arditi

    as Villefort
  • Inés Sastre

    as Haydée
  • Stanislas Merhar

    as Albert de Morcerf
  • Julie Depardieu

    as Valentine de Villefort
  • Constanze Engelbrecht

    as Hermine Danglars
  • Jean-Claude Brialy

    as Père Morel
  • Michel Aumont

    as Danglars
  • Georges Moustaki

    as abbé Faria
  • Jean-Marc Thibault

    as Barrois
  • Florence Darel

    as Camille le Richardais
  • Christopher Thompson

    as Maximilien Morrel
  • Hélène Vincent

    as Heloïse de Villefort
  • Roland Blanche

    as Carderousse
  • Sergio Rubini

    as Bertuccio
  • Micheline Presle

    as Madame de Saint-Méran
  • Guillaume Depardieu

    as Edmond Dantès jeune
  • Naike Rivelli

    as Mercédès jeune
  • Julien Rochefort

    as Fernand jeune
  • Annick Alane

    as vieille femme
  • Dominique Besnehard

    as Defense attorney
Directing Josée Dayan Director
Writing Alexandre Dumas père Novel
Camera Willy Stassen Director of Photography
Writing Didier Decoin Screenplay
Production Jean-Pierre Guérin Producer
Sound Bruno Coulais Original Music Composer
Production Tatiana Vialle Casting
Production Cornelia von Braun Casting
Art Richard Cunin Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Jean-Philippe Abril Costume Design
Editing Dominique Roy Editor