El Cid (Two-Disc Deluxe Edition) (1961)
Charlton Heston essays the title role as the famed warrior who led his men in driving the Moors out of medieval Spain. After being accused of treason, the disgraced Castilian knight Rodrigo Diaz would come to be known as El Cid as he struggled to keep his country together in order to fight the North African invaders. Lavish in detail and mammoth in scope, director Anthony Mann's epic tale also stars Sophia Loren, Raf Vallone, Herbert Lom. 188 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish; audio commentary; featurettes; interviews; theatrical trailers; photo gallery; filmographies. Two-disc set.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Interior Decoration (Color), Best Score (Drama or Comedy), Best Song ("The Falcon And The Dove")
- Historical & War
- Anthony Mann
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren, Raf Vallone, Genevive Page, John Fraser, Gary Raymond, Hurd Hatfield, Massimo Serato, Herbert Lom, Frank Thring, Douglas Wilmer, Michael Hordern, Andrew Cruickshank, Tullio Carminati, Ralph Truman, Christopher Rhodes, Carlo Giustini, Fausto Tozzi, Barbara Everest, Franco Fantasia