Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo (DVD 1)
Title: Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo
Volume: DVD 1
Running time: 100
Distributor: Geneon Entertainment Inc.
Release date: 2005-10-25
Suggested retail price: $29.98
Age rating: 16+
Born into an aristocratic family in Paris, Albert sets out on a journey with his best friend, Franz, to escape his privileged yet dull life. They travel to Luna, which is on the surface of the moon, and meet a very wealthy man named The Count of Monte Cristo. Becoming completely fascinated with The Count's mysterious charm, Albert welcomes him into Paris high society. But soon Albert will discover the Count's true motive - revenge...
This unique adaptation of the legendary novel by Alexandre Dumas is an intense dramatic and visual experience, featuring direction by Mahiro Maeda (The Animatrix, Blue Submarine N.6), costumes by world-renowned Anna Sui, music by Jean-Jacques Burnel (The Stranglers).
* English Dolby Digital 2.0 * Japanese Dolby Digital 2.0 * English Subtitles
(added on 2005-06-20, modified on 2005-06-20)
- Reviewed in Shelf Life (January 19, 2009)
- Reviewed in Shelf Life (November 7, 2005)
- Reviewed by Zac Bertschy (September 17, 2005)
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