His overestimation of the elixir's power reflects his overestimation of his own power, his delusion that he is almost godlike, and his assertion that he has the right and capacity to act as the agent of Providence. The commission then produces a witness to substantiate the charges against Morcerf. She tries avoiding him as much as she possibly can. The Abbe Busoni purchases the house next door to the Villefort's and visits Valentine. When Maximilien asks of their upcoming marriage, Valentine falls back motionless. He is led out of the room, but not before revealing the identity of the two girls. Baron Danglars - A greedy, envious cohort of Mondego.
What Is the Count of Monte Cristo About? When Villefort himself comes to express his appreciation to the Count for having saved the lives of his wife and their son, the Count is once again able to express his views concerning rewards and punishments. The Count of Monte Cristo leaves Paris with Maximilian, and then he visits his old house where Mercedes now lives. At the mention of this name, Danglars pales. Fernand apparently does not recognize the immensely wealthy and distinguished Monte Cristo, whom he knew years ago as Edmond Dantès we discover later that Mercédès recognized Dantès immediately. It is when Dantès acknowledges the limits of his elixir that he realizes his own limitations as a human being. Danglars hatches the plot to frame Dantès for treason. The Count of Monte Cristo visits Danglers in order to receive money.
The doctor also speaks to Noirtier who informs him that he has been boosting valentine's tolerance to the poison that someone is trying to kill her with. Eventually, she softens him, and they rekindle their relationship. Villefort, remember, named Dantès as a traitor to the state and signed Dantès' indictment; Danglars wrote the initial letter condemning Dantès,and Fernand mailed the letter. Morrel visitis Villefort to plead for Dantes' release. When Edmond was arrested at their wedding feast she was confused and scared. Before she drinks the medicine, he substitutes the poison with his concoctions.
He is surprised when she thanks him for sparing her son. Mondego helps in framing Dantès for treason and then marries Mercédès himself when Dantès is imprisoned. Monsieur de Villefort visits the Count of Monte Cristo to thank him personally for saving his wife and son. He fears no one because he is able to determine immediately whether a man is sufficiently advantageous enough to be useful to him. In an aristocratic residences of Marseilles, Monsieur de Villefort is celebrating his betrothal when he is interrupted by a servant informing him of a Bonapartist plot discovery, including the arrest of Edmond Dantes. He tells him that Mercedes and he have a right to this pittance, and that they should take it.
This will contribute to his suffering and downfall. She is still noblehearted, and is willing to see her treacherous husband's honor go unavenged. She struggled with whether she should wait as long as it takes for Edmond to come home or if she should marry the other man who loved her. She waited for Edmond to return from prison a total of two years before she married because she thought Edmond had died in prison. He goes home, sees his wife and son leaving, and shoots himself.
She died, but Villefort continued to make mysterious visits to this house, where he kept a young lady. Signor Pastrini tells Franz and Albert the tales of Luigi Vampa. She is the character whose suffering is the most complete, despite the fact that there are others who bear far more guilt. After being left alone on the Island of Monte Cristo, Dantes searches for the treasure of Cardinal Spada. But, really, hasn't she suffered enough? Franz leaves the Island of Monte Cristo and heads to Rome to meet his companion Albert. Monsieur Cavalcanti, the Count of Monte Cristo, and Albert visit the Dangler's house. The film met with modest success.
The book is not among the must read classic literature, but I highly recommend The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas. After leaving Fernand, he kills himself and she ends up loosing everything. An international co-production between the United States, the United Kingdom, and Ireland, the film is an adaptation of the by and stars , , and. The tale of vengeance is well-balanced with tales of friendship, questing and plotting, and romance, and all of the implications each relationship holds, be it good or bad. At this opening, Monte Cristo cites the shameful deeds of Fernand Mondego's military past, including desertion at Waterloo and spying in Spain. Edmond escapes by switching himself for Faria's body in the body bag, and is thrown into the sea, pulling Dorleac along with him, whom he drowns. Abbe has his third attack.
He had the opportunity to tell Dantes what to do and the young man gives him the medicine and brings him back from the brink. She had no idea what would happen to her fiance. If he dies, I die. Finally, Monte Cristo agrees not to kill Albert. Benedetto reveals the knowledge of who is his father. Caderousse is present when the plot to frame Dantès is hatched, but he does not take an active part in the crime. I thought that she loved me enough to wait for me, even to remain faithful to my tomb.