The Hunchback

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The Hunchback ★★½ 1997

Cable version of Victor Hugo's everpopular “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” In 15thcentury Paris, hunchbanked Notre Dame bellringer Quasimodo (Patinkin) loves spirited and kind gypsy Esmeralda (Hayek), who's the lustful obsession of evil archdeacon Frollo (Harris). Properly melodramatic, with Harris stealing the film as the cold cleric. 98m/C VHS . Mandy Patinkin, Richard Harris, Salma Hayek, Jim Dale, Edward Atterton; D: Peter Medak; W: John Fasano; C: Elemer Ragalyi; M: Ed Shearmur. CABLE

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