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The Hunchback (1997)

Based on the novel, a young gypsy becomes a Minister's obsession in 1483. Only the bell ringer and her husband and the court of miracles can save her.

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Trevor Baxter ...
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Father Michel
Nickolas Grace ...
Gauchére
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Crippled Man
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Colette
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Queen Anne (as Gabi Fon)
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Beggar (as Michael Mehlman)
Olga Antal ...
Woman in Crowd
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Based on the novel, a young gypsy becomes a Minister's obsession in 1483. Only the bell ringer and her husband and the court of miracles can save her. Written by Colleen Tuohy <elmo15@ix.netcom.com>

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This put an end to Terry Gilliam's rival plans to film this story with Gérard Depardieu. See more »

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Quasimodo: [to a gargoyle] Why was I not made of stone like thee?
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Version of Big Man on Campus (1989) See more »

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Good fun,
12 February 2000 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

A realistic and good performing cast made this a good movie. The ugly, but nice Quasimodo (whose face looked quite ridiculous, but still very misformed), the beautiful and enchanting Esmeralda and of course the mean Frollo. They were all very good, although I must say

that Mandy Patinkin, as Quasimodo, made the biggest impression on me, he really could make you cry. Richard Harris was great as the clergyman torn between his belief and Esmeralda and Salma Hayek, of course, was as stunning and beautiful as ever. As for the story, well I believe I don't have to explain that to anyone.

Great, but yet not very much acclaimed or famous film. 8/10


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