Man in the Iron Mask, The

The Man in the Iron Mask ( A vasálarcos )
1998 / 132 min  

Cast
Leonardo DiCaprio as King Louis XIV / Philippe
Jeremy Irons as Aramis
John Malkovich as Athos
Gérard Depardieu as Porthos
Gabriel Byrne as D’Artagnan
Anne Parillaud as Queen Mother Anne

 

Storyline
Paris is starving, but the King of France is more interested in money and bedding women. When a young soldier dies for the sake of a shag, Aramis, Athos and Porthos band together with a plan to replace the king. Unknown to many, there is a 2nd king, a twin, hidden at birth, then imprisoned for 6 years behind an iron mask. All that remains now is D’Artagnan, will he stand against his long time friends, or do what is best for his country?

Director: Randall Wallace
Writers: Alexandre Dumas, Randall Wallace

IMDB (6.3)