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El Cid [Import]

The GREATEST ROMANCE and ADVENTURE in a THOUSAND YEARS!
17K ratings
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Format:  DVD
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DVD Features:

  • 4:3 ASPECT RATIO
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 3 hours, 2 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: May 4, 2004
  • Originally Released: 1961
  • Label: Imports
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 5,469
Rating: 3/5 -- entertaining epic
Shadows on the Wall
Dec 12, 2007
[A] feast of visual detail....The film overflows with deep-focus vistas, towering sets, densely crowded battle sequences and the imposing presence of two remarkable physical specimens, Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren.
New York Times
Jan 29, 2008
Rating: B -- Charleton Heston is the perfect mythic conflicted hero. Full Review
Laramie Movie Scope
Apr 29, 2008
Not many filmmakers could make the transition to epic filmmaking with all their signature touches intact; Anthony Mann more or less succeeds. Full Review
Combustible Celluloid
Jan 18, 2008
[I]t's clear that the director relished working in 70mm and having such rich resources at his disposal. As a spectacle, it's muscular and more dynamic than most.
Sight and Sound
Apr 1, 2008
Rating: A- -- Starring Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren at their prime, Anthony Mann's grand historical epic is still much admired by viewers and directors. Full Review
EmanuelLevy.Com
Jan 31, 2012
Rating: 3/4 -- To say that El Cid is the most intelligent of the elephantine epics of the early '60s is to damn it with faint praise. Full Review
Slant Magazine
Jan 28, 2008

Product Description:

A widely acclaimed Hollywood spectacle which tells the story of the 11th century Spanish hero who drove the Moors from Spain. The restored version was overseen by Martin Scorsese and is uncut and remastered. Academy Award Nominations: 2, including Best Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture, Best Song ("The Falcon and the Dove").

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  • Sales Rank: 16,835
  • UPC: 4897007038213
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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