Starring: Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren, Raf Vallone, Genevieve Page
Director: Anthony Mann
The film Part 1
of the Greatest Epic Films Ever Made." - Martin Scorsese
available on DVD for the first time, this sweeping, Oscar-nominated
epic is "one of the most spectacular mega-productions ever made" (Louis
Black, The Austin
Chronicle). Digitally remastered and loaded with revealing special
features, El Cid stars Academy Award winners
Charleston Heston and Sophia Loren in two of their legendary
Mann masterfully directs this classic tale of the 11th-centery
hero (Heston) who fought to unite Spain.
Known as history's "compassionate warrior," the film follows El Cid's
remarkable journey from peace-broker accused of treason to the King's
fighting champion, and later from exiled hero to legendary martyr.
in scope, grandeur and adventure, El Cid is an essential part of any
film lover's collection.
MPAA Rating: Not Rated. IMDB Parents Guide
- Feature Commentary
with Bill Bronston (son of producer Samuel Bronston) and Neal M.
Rosendorf (historian & biographer of Samuel Bronston)
- Vintage Radio
Interviews with Charleston Heston and Sophia Loren
- Still galleries
Time Disc 1: 122 minutes
Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish