The Man in the Iron Mask
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The Man in the Iron Mask
Actor-director William Richert (Winter Kills), who directed the late River Phoenix in A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988), originally planned this low-budget adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' 1848-50 classic adventure, as a vehicle for River Phoenix. Casting his son, Nick Richert, in the dual role of Philippe and King Louis XIV, he continued on with the project, despite the competition of the heavily promoted, more lavish MGM production scheduled for release almost the same month. The future King of France is kidnapped as a boy, put inside an iron mask, and imprisoned in the Bastille.… More

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"Reveals how important it is in middle age to keep one's spiritual ideals alive and shining."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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