The Three Musketeers: Part I - The Queen's Diamonds
- 1h 42m
In order to join the Musketeers, young D'Artagnan is embroiled in a plot in which Cardinal of Richelieu tries to take control of power from the King of France, along with Rochefort and Milad... Read allIn order to join the Musketeers, young D'Artagnan is embroiled in a plot in which Cardinal of Richelieu tries to take control of power from the King of France, along with Rochefort and Milady de Winter,In order to join the Musketeers, young D'Artagnan is embroiled in a plot in which Cardinal of Richelieu tries to take control of power from the King of France, along with Rochefort and Milady de Winter,
It's a nice rendition from the immortal novel with pretty budget and breathtaking scenarios . The picture contains rousing action, plenty of crashing , intrigue , romantic adventure, romance , treachery mayhem and a lot of fence . Amusing swashbuckling with lavish production , glamorous gowns and luxurious sets . Furthermore , a vein of humour is evident here , though sometimes falling flat . For this movie itself , though , energetic and frantic are the best adjectives you could think of to describe its attractions . Sympathetic performances by main star cast and enjoyable secondary cast , as the marvelous main actors are completed by stellar cast full of good and veteran players as Jacques Berthier , Francoise Christophe and the likable Jean Carmet who seems positive gem of casting playing as Planchet , among others. Colorful cinematography stunningly showed on the splendorous images . Evocative and lively musical score . Glamorous production design is well reflected on the luxurious interiors and exteriors filmed in Abbaye De Fontenay, Montbard, Côte-d'Or and Pérouges, Ain, Rhône-Alpes, France. The motion picture was professionally realized by Bernard Borderie . This cool filmmaker provided visual style , comedy , fencing ,drama , clangorous action in equal proportions . It's followed by a second part : The vengeance of Milady of Winter .
This classy story is former and subsequently remade on several versions , firstly take on about this classic is the following : 1921 silent version by Fred Niblo with Douglas Fairbanks and going on the 1935 adaptation by Rowland V Lee with Walter Abel and Paul Lukas ; the MGM classic version in musical style by George Sidney with Gene Kelly , Paul Lukas , Gig Young , Vincent Price , Frank Morgan and Lana Turner as Milady ; 1973 amusing version by Richard Lester with Michael York, Oliver Reed and Raquel Welch ; 1993 modern adaptation by Stephen Herek with Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland, Oliver Platt and Chris O'Donnell, and 2001 rendition by Peter Hyams with Justin Chambers, Mena Suvari and Tim Roth , among others. ¨The three Musketeers¨ is an outstanding and entertaining adaptation of the classy that will appeal to the costumer genre buffs and it results to be a good adaptation with acceptable budget based on the classic tale .
- Sep 12, 2012