The Musketeer

The Musketeer

Catherine Deneuve
Director: Peter Hyams Cast: Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve
, Mena Suvari
Mena Suvari
, Stephen Rea
Stephen Rea
Peter Hyams

DVD (Wide Screen / Dolby 5.1 / DTS)

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Writer Alexandre Dumas' exciting novel is completely re-imagined for the screen in director Peter Hyams' The Musketeer. Universal has done a very nice job at making this 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen transfer look fantastically clean and crisp. The colors all display a deep richness and detailed texture while black levels appear sharp and solid. This is a very nice picture with hardly any imperfections. The audio is presented in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround in English and French, as well as DTS in English. Both of these soundtracks are very full and explosive with the use of Surround Sounds being very expansive. With the dialogue, effects, and music all clear of any distortion or hiss, these audio mixes should give any home theater system a beneficial workout. Also included on this disc are subtitles in English. Extra features on The Musketeer are slim to none, including two very short featurettes (around two minutes each) on "the Casting of Justin Chambers" and "the Stunts" featured in the film, as well as a few talent bios on the cast and crew, some weak production notes, and a theatrical trailer for the film. Someday there may be a better edition of this film; until then, these slim supplements are what fans are stuck with.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/26/2002
UPC: 0025192176524
Original Release: 2001
Rating: PG-13
Source: Universal Studios
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound]
Time: 1:45:00
Sales rank: 37,203

Special Features

Justin Chambers's screen test; stunts; cast and filmmaker bios and film highlights; production notes; DVD-ROM features; trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Catherine Deneuve Queen of France
Mena Suvari Francesca
Stephen Rea Cardinal Richelieu
Tim Roth Febre
Justin Chambers D'Artagnan
Bill Treacher Bonacieux
Daniel Mesguich Louis XIII
David Schofield Rochefort
Nick Moran Aramis
Steven Speirs Porthos
Jan-Gregor Kremp Athos
Jean-Pierre Castaldi Planchet
Tsila Chelton Madame Lacross
Luc Gentile D'Artagnan's father
Catharine Erhardt D'Artagnan's mother
Max Dolbey Young D'Artagnan
Florent Bigot De Nesle Deleon
Stefan Jürgens Darcy
Anne Marie Pisani Buxom woman
Carrie Mullan Mathilde
Joachim Paul Assböck Hessian
Oscar Ortega Sánchez Marquis de Spota
Sve Walser Man 1 at bar
Marco Lorenzini Innkeeper
Jean-Francois Wolff Cardinal's guard 1
Bertrand Witt Dumas
Stefan Weinert Mercenary 2
Patrick Dean Febre messenger
Christian Bergmann Last Febre man
Sascha Schiffbauer Jail guard 1
Sve Nichulski Guard at door
Frank Ferner Jail guard 3
Jean-Luc Ristic Pastry chef
Roland Stemmer Musketeer 1
Jo Stock Another musketeer
Dean Gregory Musketeer 2
Ciaran Mulhern Musketeer 2
Gilles Soeder Cook
Sigal Diamant Josephine
Nicolas Dodd Conductor

Technical Credits
Peter Hyams Director,Cinematographer
David Arnold Score Composer
Mathilde Bouts Asst. Director
Luigi Cecchini Camera Operator
Rudy Cohen Executive Producer
Sabrina Curkgian Asst. Director
Mark Damon Executive Producer
Claude De Broux Camera Operator
Moshe Diamant Producer
Illana Diamant Casting
Limor Diamant Associate Producer
Anja Dihrberg Casting
Cynthia Dumont Costumes/Costume Designer
Barbara Dupont Asst. Director
Monique Durlacher Casting
Ralf Eisenmann Asst. Director
Zoltan Elek Makeup
Louis Elman Casting
Jan Fantl Co-producer
Detlev Fichtner Sound Mixer
Celestia Fox Casting
Philip Harrison Production Designer
Frank Hübner Executive Producer
Raymond Hughes Costumes/Costume Designer
Marc Jenny Asst. Director
Damien Lanfranchi Art Director
Adele Marolf Art Director
Sarah Marty Asst. Director
Caroline Mazauric Casting
Steven Paul Executive Producer
Penny Perry Casting
Grahame Peters Editor
Gene Quintano Screenwriter
Hubertus Rath Sound Mixer
Terry Rawlings Editor
Romain Schroeder Executive Producer
Olivier Servais Camera Operator
Keith Slote Art Director
Willy Stassen Camera Operator
Raoul Torresi Camera Operator
Ben Turkson Asst. Director
Charlie Watson Asst. Director
Peter Weber Art Director
Fabrice Ziolkowski Screenwriter

Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Scenes
1. The Musketeer's Son [:22]
2. The Supreme Swordsman [:15]
3. Bad Times for Musketeers [:29]
4. Three Against Fifteen [6:11]
5. A Would-Be Musketeer [:07]
6. Uninvited Guests [5:07]
7. The King's Protectors [1:52]
8. Richelieu's Invitation [7:03]
9. The Queen's Escort [:11]
10. Assault on a Queen [4:53]
11. No Mercy, No Heart [2:08]
12. Madman [5:37]
13. Alone Against Febre [1:22]
14. All for One [2:06]
15. The Tower [4:20]
16. Swords to the Death [:37]
17. Champions of France [3:11]
18. End Titles [5:49]

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