The beach : Man in the iron mask ; William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet / Twentieth Century Fox.
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|Peabody PL - Columbia City||DVD DRAMA (Text)||30403001926864||DVD - Drama||Available||-|
- Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (365 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 
- Copyright: ©2007
|General Note:|| The beach: Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Andrew MacDonald and Callum McDougall ; directed by Danny Boyle ; screenplay by John Hodge ; based on the book by Alex Garland. Videodisc release of the 2000 motion picture.
The man in the iron mask: United Artists Pictures ; produced by Alan Lado, Jr., Paul Hitchcock, Randall Walace, and Russell Smith ; written for the screen and directed by Randall Wallace ; based upon the novel by Alexandre Dumas. Videodisc release of the 1998 motion picture.
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet: Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Gabriella Martinelli and Baz Luhrmann ; directed by Baz Luhrmann ; screenplay by Craig Pearce and Baz Luhrmann. Videodisc release of the 1996 motion picture.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Beach -- Man in the iron mask -- William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| The beach: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tilda Swinton, Virginie Ledoyen, Guillaume Canet, Robert Carlyle. The man in the iron mask: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, Gerard Depardieu, Gabriel Byrne, Anne Parillaud, Judith Godreche. William Shakepeare's Romeo + Juliet: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire, Danes, Brian Dennehy, John Leguizamo, Pete Postlethwaite, Paul Sorvino, Diane Venora.
|Summary, etc.:|| The beach: A young backpacker in Thailand searching for something different learns of the existence of an idyllic island which is not even on the map. Once he reaches the island, he discovers a secret commune of international drifters living off fish and pot. The man's arrival coincides with growing tension between factions, leading to the commune's violent demise.
The man in the iron mask: In 1638 Queen Anne of France gives Birth to a boy, who will inherit the throne one day. But, only known to few, there is a twin brother born minutes later. 22 years later, King Louis XIV rules the country of France, but due to his lifestyle and the costs of war, people are forced to suffer hunger and poverty. Of the Musketeers who had served his father Louis XIII faithfully, only one is still on the king's side: D'Artagnan, the Capitain of the king's guards. His three companions Aramis, Athos and Porthos have retired into civil life long ago. One day on a royal party, the young and unliked king gets a crush on Christine. This young lady is the fiance of soldier Raoul, the son of Athos. Without further ado, the king has Raoul recruited and sent to war, so that he himself can take care of her. Soon Raoul dies in combat and the king has him out of the way. But Athos, Aramis and Porthos think of a plan to take revenge on the king. Aramis points out that there is a man in an iron mask in a very secure prison, and that this man's existence can solve all present problems.
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet: Unconventional adaptation of Shakespeare's classic love story. Set in a futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach, this is a contemporary re-telling of the tragic love between youthful star-crossed lovers.
|System Details Note:|| DVD; widescreen presentation, Dolby Digital.
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|Subject:||Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Film adaptations.
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