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Very, very loose adaptation of Dumas's "The Three Musketeers" features fight choreography from Hong Kong stunt master Xin-Xin Xiong. Unfortunately, the direction is murky and the action sequences are too cramped to be effective. In this version of the musketeer-go-round, D'Artagnan (Chambers) is motivated to join the famed battalion to avenge the murder of his parents by the evil Febre (Roth). He is disappointed to find that the musketeers have been decommissioned by the scheming Cardinal Richelieu (Rea), so he forms an alliance with Athos (Gregor), Porthos (Speirs) and Aramis (Moran) to set things aright. Along the way he falls for Francesca (Suvari), a close confidant of the queen (Deneuve). Despite the shortcomings of the fight scenes, the scenic French countryside is filmed beautifully and the actors do their best with the garbled yet overly familiar material.

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Available on Running time 105 minutes. Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Swashbucklers, The Three Musketeers, Books to Film: Alexandre Dumas, Period Piece: 17th Century, Sniper
Screenplay
Gene Quintano
Cast
Justin Chambers, Mena Suvari, Tim Roth, Catherine Deneuve, Stephen Rea, Daniel Mesguich, David Schofield, Nick Moran, Jeremy Clyde, Michael Byrne, Steve Spiers, Jan Gregor Kremp, Jean-Pierre Castaldi
Cinematography
Peter Hyams
Director
Peter Hyams
Music
David Arnold
Other
Detlev Fichtner, Terry Rawlings, Keith Slote, Adele Marolf, Petra Weber, Raymond Hughes, Cynthia Dumont, Philip Harrison
Producer
Moshe Diamant, ApolloProMedia, Miramax Films, Q&Q Media, Carousel Picture Co., Universal Pictures

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