The spectacle of Monte Cristo

in French literature on screen
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Dumas’s enduringly popular novel, The Count of Monte Cristo, adapts well to cinema, having been created in a tradition of visual storytelling that developed in complexity as the cinematic medium evolved in parallel form. The picaresque adventures of the protagonist, Edmond Dantès provided narrative spectacle that was matched by advances in camerawork and editing in each decade of the cinematic century. As a time-based revelation of a latent image, the spectacle of Edmond Dantès develops in a series of identities or portraits by way of the alchemy of revenge in both text and cinema.

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