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Uniform Title Man in the iron mask (Motion picture : 1998 : Wallace)
Title The man in the iron mask [videorecording] / United Artist Pictures presents ; written for the screen and directed by Randall Wallace.
Published Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, c1998.
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 Media - Circulating DVDs  PN1997 .M36 1998    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 1 videodisc (132 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based upon the novel by Alexandre Dumas.
Includes standard and widescreen versions.
Special features include: scene selection; theatrical trailer; audio commentary by Randall Wallace; alternate mask concepts; storyboards/conceptual drawings.
Booklet ([8] p.) featuring trivia, production notes, and a revealing look at the making of the film inserted in container.
Credits Producers, Randall Wallace, Russell Smith; music, Nick Glennie-Smith; costume designer, James Acheson; editor, William Hoy; director of photography, Peter Suschitzky.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Cast Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, Gerard Depardieu, Gabriel Byrne, Anne Parillaud, Judith Godreche.
Summary It is a time of both splendor and despair for the deeply divided French nation where the self-serving King Louis XIV enjoys the riches of the world while his people starve. Believing he is all-powerful, Louis fears no one, except the one person who could bring an end to his absolute power: the man he condemned to wear an iron mask and imprisoned for life. But when the king's selfish excesses go too far, retired Musketeers Athos, Porthos and Aramis vow to free the mysterious prisoner who may be France's only hope for survival. Only one question remains: will their old comrade, the legendary d'Artagnan help them, or destroy them?
System Reqs DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 (English), Dolby stereo surround (French) ; widescreen and full screen (1.33:1) presentations.
Language Soundtrack in English and French with optional subtitles available in English, French or Spanish; closed captioned.
Subject Male friendship -- Drama.
France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715 -- Drama.
Genre Swashbuckler films.
Action and adventure films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Related Names Wallace, Randall, 1949- Screenwriter, Director.
Smith, Russell, 1954- Producer.
DiCaprio, Leonardo, Actor.
Irons, Jeremy, 1948- Actor.
Malkovich, John, Actor.
Depardieu, Gérard, 1948- Actor.
Byrne, Gabriel, 1950- Actor.
Parillaud, Anne, 1960- Actor.
Godrèche, Judith, Actor.
Acheson, James, Costume designer.
Glennie-Smith, Nick, Composer.
Hoy, William, Film editor.
Suschitzky, Peter, Cinematographer.
Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870. Homme au masque de fer.
United Artists Corporation.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN 0792839137
9780792839132
0792862279
9780792862277
Standard # 027616629326
Publisher # 906293
OCLC number 225228805