The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo (1998)


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.

Director: Josée Dayan
Writer: Didier Decoin

The Count of Monte Cristo PrimeWire
PrimeWire Score: 7.1/10 from 37 votes
Release Date: 1998-09-07
Status: Released
Run time: 400 min / 6:40
Production Companies : MEDIA Programme of the European Union, DD Productions, Mediaset, GMT Productions, Cité Films, Taurus Film, TF1
Production Country: France


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

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