Best Books 2002 (long, because I don't know when to shut up)

Kathryn Andersen kat_lists at katspace.com
Thu Jan 2 19:49:20 EST 2003


On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 01:53:25PM -0800, Jon Noble wrote:
> 
[Count of Monte Cristo]
> > >Ever.  (snip) (Which reminds me, what was the
> > general opinion on the
> > most recent theatrical version?  I can't decide if I
> > want to see it because
> > all the people who are recommending it, despite
> > having good taste generally,
> > haven't read the book.)
> 
> I hated it, not much like the look at all. I saw it on
> video recently while at the same time the recent
> French TV version (1998) with Gerard Depardieu was
> being shown late at night. That version is so much
> better.

The French TV mini-series with Gerard Depardieu is the best adaption of
The Count of Monte Cristo I've seen.  Trust the French to do their own
literature justice...

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