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Encyclopedia > The Mask of Zorro
The Mask of Zorro
Directed by Martin Campbell
Produced by Doug Claybourne
David Foster
Written by John Eskow
Ted Elliott
Terry Rossio
Starring Antonio Banderas
Anthony Hopkins
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Stuart Wilson
Music by James Horner
Distributed by TriStar Pictures
Release date(s) July 17, 1998
Running time 137 min
Language English
Budget $65 million
Followed by The Legend of Zorro
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The Mask of Zorro is a 1998 action film directed by Martin Campbell, and stars Antonio Banderas with Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Stuart Wilson. In over 80 years since the creation of the Spanish masked swordsman, Banderas was the first Spanish actor to ever portray Zorro, although his character is not Spanish but a Mexican-born Californian. Hopkins played the original Zorro, Don Diego de la Vega who was popularized by Guy Williams's portrayal in the Disney TV series, Zorro. This is a DVD cover. ... Martin Campbell (born October 24, 1944, Hastings) is a New Zealand film and television director. ... For other persons named David Foster, see David Foster (disambiguation). ... Ted Elliott is an American screenwriter and labor leader. ... Terry Rossio, born July 2, 1960 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is an American screenwriter screenwriting guru and film producer. ... José Antonio Domínguez Banderas (born August 10, 1960), better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish film actor and singer who has starred in high-profile Hollywood films including Assassins, Interview with the Vampire, Mariachi sequels, Philadelphia, The Mask of Zorro, and the Shrek sequels. ... For the composer, see Antony Hopkins. ... Catherine Zeta-Jones (born 25 September 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Welsh actress based in the United States. ... For the Big Brother contestant of the same name, see Big Brother 2004 (UK)#Stuart. ... James Roy Horner (born August 14, 1953) is an American composer of orchestral and film music. ... The TriStar Pictures logo from 1993 to the present TriStar redirects here. ... is the 198th day of the year (199th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... The Legend of Zorro is a 2005 sequel to 1998s The Mask of Zorro, both directed by Martin Campbell. ... The year 1998 in film involved some significant events. ... Look up Action film in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Martin Campbell (born October 24, 1944, Hastings) is a New Zealand film and television director. ... José Antonio Domínguez Banderas (born August 10, 1960), better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish film actor and singer who has starred in high-profile Hollywood films including Assassins, Interview with the Vampire, Mariachi sequels, Philadelphia, The Mask of Zorro, and the Shrek sequels. ... For the composer, see Antony Hopkins. ... Catherine Zeta-Jones (born 25 September 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Welsh actress based in the United States. ... For the Big Brother contestant of the same name, see Big Brother 2004 (UK)#Stuart. ... For other uses, see Zorro (disambiguation). ... Don (usually preceded in English by the), derived from Latin Dominus, is a Spanish (pron. ... Guy Williams (born Armando Joseph Catalano) (January 14, 1924 - May 7, 1989) was an American actor and former male fashion model, who played swashbuckling action heroes in the 1950s and 1960s, but never quite achieved movie star status[1], despite his appearance (including hazel eyes, 63 height, and 190... Disney may refer to: The Walt Disney Company and its divisions, including Walt Disney Pictures. ... This article is about the first Zorro television series. ...


This epic was filmed in San Carlos, Sonora and Orlando, Florida, and was a critically acclaimed success. The Legend of Zorro, a sequel also starring Banderas, Zeta-Jones and directed by Campbell, was released in 2005.[1] San Carlos is a beachfront community near Guaymas in Mexico. ... Orlando redirects here. ... The Legend of Zorro is a 2005 sequel to 1998s The Mask of Zorro, both directed by Martin Campbell. ... The year 2005 in film involved some significant events. ...

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Plot summary

In 1821, the Mexican Army is on the verge of liberating its country from Spanish colonial rule. In the area of present-day California, the cruel and ruthless Spanish Governor, Don Rafael Montero is about to be overthrown by the advancing Mexican Army. In a last ditch effort to trap his arch-nemesis, the masked swordsman Zorro, Montero lays a trap by condemning three innocent men to death. Zorro arrives and begins fighting the guards, not noticing an extra contingent awaiting him on a nearby balcony. The trap is thwarted with assistance from two orphan brothers, Joaquin and Alejandro Murrieta, whereupon Zorro rewards Joaquin with a medal he is wearing. Zorro then lands in front of Montero and cuts a "Z" into his neck as a reminder to never return to California. Calling his faithful black stallion, Tornado, Zorro rides up into the sunset and waves his sword into the sky in front of the cheering populace. Year 1821 (MDCCCXXI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Heroic Naval Military Academy cadets Mexicos armed forces number about 300,000. ... This article is about the country in North America. ... map of New Spain in red, with territories claimed but not controlled in orange. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... For other uses, see Zorro (disambiguation). ... Artists rendition of Joaquin Murrieta (artist unknown, ca. ... Tornado is Zorros horse. ...


However, from their final confrontation, Montero is able to surmise that Zorro is really a nobleman, and most likely Don Diego de la Vega, a Spanish noble living in California whom the Governor had always disliked, due to his unrequited love for Diego's wife Esperanza, but nevertheless believed to be on his side. Montero confronts him at his home later that evening, and proves Diego is Zorro by finding and aggravating a wound inflicted on Zorro in the attempt to trap him. Attempting to arrest him, a fight ensues, during which Esperanza is killed, Diego's house is burned and his infant daughter, Elena, is taken to Spain by Montero to be raised as his own.


Twenty years later, Montero returns to California and comes to a notorious jail housing forgotten prisoners from the Spanish era, looking for Diego. Although he is there, Montero does not recognize him. Diego then seizes an opportunity to escape, intent on killing Montero at the first possible chance, but retreats when he sees Montero has brought with him Elena, now a beautiful young lady who very much resembles Esperanza. She arrives on the shores of California for what she believes is the first time and is presented with a bouquet of local flowers. She recognises the scent and asks for the name of the flowers. Montero's old friend, Don Luiz, tells her it is romagna, but that they only grow in California. Later, while walking in a local market, Elena meets a woman who claims to have been her nanny and that she used to hang flowers on her crib. Elena tells her that she must be mistaken, but the elderly woman disagrees, saying that she could never forget the daughter of Esperanza and Diego de la Vega.


Diego soon encounters an adult Alejandro Murrieta, whom he recognizes by the medal he awarded Joaquin. He has grown up to be a drunken, clumsy bandit, bitter over the recent murder of his brother by a sadistic United States Army Captain, Harrison Love. He recruits and trains him to become his successor. After becoming a better swordsman, Alejandro, dressed in a make-shift Zorro costume, goes out to steal a black stallion that resembles the original Zorro's horse, Toronado. On his way to the inn where the horse is stabled, Alejandro runs in to Elena and is struck by her beauty. After successfully stealing the horse, and blowing up most of the inn with gunpowder in the process, Alejandro hides in a local church, where the priest Father Felipe, who was once the guardian of Joaquin and Alejandro, joyfully embraces his 'old friend' Zorro. Alejandro hides in the confessional, where Elena is waiting to speak to the priest. Alejandro pretends to take her confession, while really learning more about her. He then escapes through the roof and rides back to Zorro's lair on his stolen black stallion. Diego scolds Alejandro for taking the horse; he claims that Zorro was a servant of the people, not a thief. Diego also tells Alejandro that, to enter Montero's world, he must have charm, be a gentleman and gain Montero's trust. They both agree that this project "is going to take a lot of work." The United States Army is the largest and oldest branch of the armed forces of the United States. ...


Posing as a visiting Spanish nobleman, with Diego as his servant, Alejandro infiltrates Montero's inner circle. He learns that Montero has been operating a secret gold mine he has dubbed El Dorado with the aid of Captain Love, using peasants and petty criminals as slave labor. His goal is to buy California from Mexico (using gold that really already belongs to Mexico) and establish himself as California's leader. Diego uses this opportunity to become closer to Elena, though he identifies himself as "Bernardo" the servant. El Dorado or Eldorado (Spanish for the gilded one) is a legend that began with the story of a South American tribal chief who covered himself with gold dust and would dive into a lake of pure mountain water. ...


Diego then allows Alejandro to wear the mask of Zorro (along with the rest of the costume) and sends him to Montero's mansion to steal the map leading to the gold mine. At the mansion, Zorro succeeds in stealing the map and also duels and fights off Montero, Captain Love, and all of the guards. As he escapes to the stable, he is confronted by Elena, who attempts to retrieve the map belonging to her "father." They engage in a sword fight, and Elena shows her own skill with a sword. She disarms Zorro and forces him back. But Zorro manages to retrieve Elena's own sword and cuts off her bodice, which sufficiently distracts her from further attempts at assault, allowing him to leave. Montero and his soldiers enter the stable, and Montero observes his daughters state, but makes no statement that might reveal his thoughts. Zorro is then pursued by Montero's soldiers as he makes his escape, but he knocks all the soldiers off their horses and escapes on his horse, the new Toronado. Countrywomans bodice, 19th century A bodice is an article of clothing for women, covering the body from the neck to the waist. ...


Together, Diego and Alejandro use the stolen map to locate the mine, in order to save those working there before Montero and Captain Love can "destroy all the evidence". However, Diego refuses to go with Alejandro; he has other business to finish. Alejandro realises that Elena is Diego's daughter and that he intends to kill Montero in revenge.


While Alejandro/Zorro, sets off to save the mine workers, Diego's heads to Montero's mansion to confront his old nemesis. At last, Montero recognises Diego and realises the identity of the new Zorro. Montero believes that Diego has come to punish him for the illegal mine, but his confident manner fades when Diego, with a sword to Montero's neck, orders him to call for Elena. Elena comes down to see her 'father' apparently being held hostage by a man she has only known as a servant. Elena recognises the name Diego de la Vega and asks the two men what flowers used to hang on her crib. Montero then holds a gun to Diego's head and says he would shoot him even in front of his own daughter, forcing him to stand down. As he is lead away by guards, Diego turns to Elena and tells her that the flowers were romagna. This convinces Elena that she is possibly his daughter rather than Montero's, and she later helps him escape. They then head to the mine to assist Alejandro.

Diego passes the Zorro legacy on to Alejandro and Elèna.
Diego passes the Zorro legacy on to Alejandro and Elèna.

At the mine, Zorro encounters Captain Love as he is trying to transfer the gold. Zorro defeats the guards and then engages Love, as an unseen Montero prepares to shoot him from a distance. However, Diego arrives at the last moment and knocks Montero's shot off balance, before engaging him by the sword. After disarming Montero, Diego is free to kill him, but Elena appeals for him to stop. Montero then takes Elena hostage with a gun to make Diego drop his sword, which he does. Montero then shoots Diego, seriously wounding him, but he is able to continue to fight. In the end, Zorro impales Love with the Captain's own sword, while Diego sends Montero off a cliff, dragged by a moving cart of gold, which crushes him and Love, killing them both. Elena frees the captive workers before explosives set by Love to wipe out the evidence of the mine can go off. Zorro helps Elena free the slaves just as the mine is destroyed by a spectacular explosion. Diego, whose gunshot wound is mortal, endorses Alejandro as the next Zorro and encourages a union between him and Elena, who finally accepts him as her father. He dies in their arms and is given a grand funeral. Alejandro and Elena marry and have a son whom they name Joaquin, in honor of Alejandro's brother. Zorro has returned as the defender of the People of California. Image File history File links Twozorros. ... Image File history File links Twozorros. ...


Famous scenes

The undressing of Elèna

The one moment that captured all the advertising and viewer's attention: When Elèna (Catherine Zeta-Jones) is undressed by the slashing sword of Mexican thief Alejandro Murrieta/Zorro (Antonio Banderas); the view of her opened dress caused his sword blade to pop up, followed by his taking her for a sensuous kiss. [2] [3] The scene has been called one of the most erotic film moments of the 1990s. [4] [5] In fact, both Catherine Zeta-Jones and Antonio Banderas have admitted to sexual arousal during the filming of this scene, [6] Banderas being aroused by Zeta-Jones's beauty, [6] and Zeta-Jones being aroused by the very fact that Banderas could strip her by using only his sword and not his hands. [6] Catherine Zeta-Jones (born 25 September 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Welsh actress based in the United States. ... José Antonio Domínguez Banderas (born August 10, 1960), better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish film actor and singer who has starred in high-profile Hollywood films including Assassins, Interview with the Vampire, Mariachi sequels, Philadelphia, The Mask of Zorro, and the Shrek sequels. ... This article is about the year. ... Turn on redirects here. ...


Main Cast

Character Actor/Actress
Alejandro Murrieta/Zorro Antonio Banderas
Don Diego De La Vega/Zorro Anthony Hopkins
Elèna (De La Vega) Montero Catherine Zeta-Jones
Don Rafael Montero Stuart Wilson
Captain Harrison Love Matt Letscher
Don Luiz Tony Amendola
Don Pedro Pedro Armendariz
Father Felipe William Marquez
Corporal Armando Garcia Jose Perez

José Antonio Domínguez Banderas (born August 10, 1960), better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish film actor and singer who has starred in high-profile Hollywood films including Assassins, Interview with the Vampire, Mariachi sequels, Philadelphia, The Mask of Zorro, and the Shrek sequels. ... For the composer, see Antony Hopkins. ... Catherine Zeta-Jones (born 25 September 1969) is an Academy Award-winning Welsh actress based in the United States. ... For the Big Brother contestant of the same name, see Big Brother 2004 (UK)#Stuart. ... Matthew Letscher (born June 26, 1970 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan) is an American actor. ... Tony Amendola as Master Bratac in Stargate SG-1 Tony Amendola is a Mexican actor who is best known for his recurring role as the Jaffa master Bratac in Stargate SG-1. ... Pedro Armendariz (May 9, 1912 - June 18, 1963) Pedro Armendariz was a famous Mexican actor. ...

Historical and cultural references

The Mask of Zorro, like its sequel The Legend of Zorro, weaves several historical figures and incidents into its narrative. Alejandro is the fictional brother of Joaquin Murrieta, a Mexican outlaw killed by California State Ranger Harry Love, portrayed here as U.S. Army Captain "Harrison Love", in 1853. (The film takes place more than a decade earlier.) Similarly, there is a character called Three Fingered Jack although the real person was a Mexican named Manuel Garcia rather than an Anglo-American. The opening sequence is set during the aftermath of the Mexican War of Independence, and a war between the United States and Mexico is alluded to. Too early to be the Mexican-American War of 1846-1848, this may refer to the Republic of Texas' continual conflicts with Mexico. The Legend of Zorro is a 2005 sequel to 1998s The Mask of Zorro, both directed by Martin Campbell. ... Artists rendition of Joaquin Murrieta (artist unknown, ca. ... Harry Love (1810 – June 29, 1868) was the head of Californias first law enforcement agency, the California State Rangers, and became famous for allegedly killing the notorious bandit Joaquin Murrieta. ... Combatants Mexico Spain Commanders Miguel Hidalgo José María Morelos Vicente Guerrero Spanish colonial authorities Strength  ?  ? Casualties  ?  ? Mexican War of Independence (1810-1821), was an armed conflict between the people of Mexico and Spanish colonial authorities, which started on September 16, 1810. ... Combatants United States Mexico Commanders Zachary Taylor Winfield Scott Stephen W. Kearney Antonio López de Santa Anna Mariano Arista Pedro de Ampudia José Mariá Flores Strength 78,790 soldiers 25,000–40,000 soldiers Casualties KIA: 1733 Total dead: 13,271 Wounded: 4,152 AWOL: 9,200+ 25,000... For the latter day independence movement surrounding Texas, see Republic of Texas (group). ...

Montero's plan for an independent "Republic of California" (colored pink) is unveiled. Alejandro, disguised as a wealthy Spaniard, stands apart from the table.
Montero's plan for an independent "Republic of California" (colored pink) is unveiled. Alejandro, disguised as a wealthy Spaniard, stands apart from the table.

Alejandro tells Montero that he came to California via Paris, Lisbon, and San Francisco, though in 1841, San Francisco was still Yerba Buena. (The name change didn't occur until January 1847.) An original ending on the DVD includes an appearance by Antonio López de Santa Anna, who appears familiar with the Zorro legend, and Montero's plot concerning Californian gold (and its climactic concealment) foreshadows the California Gold Rush. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Antonio de Padua María Severino López de Santa Anna y Pérez de Lebrón (February 21, 1794 – June 21, 1876), often known as Santa Anna, was a Mexican political leader who greatly influenced early Mexican and Spanish politics and government, first fighting against the independence from Spain... The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began shortly after January 24, 1848 (when gold was discovered at Sutters Mill in Coloma). ...


Diego uses the name Bernardo when posing as the new Zorro's servant. In numerous Zorro books, Diego had a mute servant (later re-imagined in Isabel Allende's Zorro: A Novel as an equal) named Bernardo. Both Zorros conceal their costume under a priest's robes, a tactic used in numerous Zorro-related works. Diego's hacienda has a secret passage in a walk-in fireplace, which has also appeared in previous films. Esperanza de la Vega, Diego's wife, is not Lolita Pulido, the first woman he married, though Esperanza is alluded to in the epilogue of Allende's novel. Allende would continue the Campbell-directed Zorro films' practice of portraying historical figures interacting with fictional protagonists in her novel. For the Chilean politician and daughter of Salvador Allende, see Isabel Allende Bussi. ...


The Zorro silhouette that bookends the film, as well as the action-packed opening scene, recall popular James Bond film structures. (The Mask of Zorro's director Campbell had directed 1995's GoldenEye, the first Bond film starring Pierce Brosnan, and would later direct 2006's Casino Royale, which did the same for Daniel Craig; Campbell performed a similar service for Antonio Banderas in this film.) This article is about the spy series. ... For other uses, see Goldeneye (disambiguation). ... Casino Royale (2006) is the twenty-first film in the James Bond series and the first to star Daniel Craig as MI6 agent James Bond. ...


References

  1. ^ The Legend of Zorro.
  2. ^ Dirks, Tim. "Best and Most Memorable Film Kisses of All Time in Cinematic History". Filmsite.org. Retrieved on 2008-03-13.
  3. ^ In order to accomplish the effect of Catherine Zeta-Jones's dress falling off from being sliced up by Antonio Banderas, a thin wire was attached to the dress to yank it off when the director called "action". In the film, it is quite obvious that the dress is being torn off by a wire rather than simply falling off by itself. Additionally, the back of Zeta-Jones's dress opens, which causes the upper half to fall, exposing her upper body, and then her skirt crumbling. Note that the actress tried to cover for this movement by moving her arms slightly to suggest the fragility of the mutilated dress. Furthermore, after being undressed by Banderas, Zeta-Jones is seen wearing a kind of long underwear, colored a light blue, that covers her below her hips. In the next long shot where she is covering her breasts with Banderas's hat, her "underwear" changes in style, coloring and fabric. Source: "Goofs" of The Mask of Zorro. IMDB. Retrieved on 2008-03-13.
  4. ^ Dirks, Tim. "SEXUAL or EROTIC FILMS". Filmsite.org. Retrieved on 2008-03-13.
  5. ^ Dirks, Tim. "GREAT MOMENTS and SCENES FROM THE GREATEST FILMS". Filmsite.org. Retrieved on 2008-03-13.
  6. ^ a b c "Sexiest..." (2006) - "E!". IMDB.

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External links

For the in-memory database management system, see In-memory database. ... For other uses, see Zorro (disambiguation). ... The Curse of Capistrano is a 1919 novella by Johnston McCulley and the first work to feature the fictional character Zorro. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Douglas Fairbanks (May 23, 1883 – December 12, 1939) was an American actor, screenwriter, director and producer, who became noted for his swashbuckling roles in silent movies such as The Mark of Zorro (1920), The Three Musketeers (1921), Robin Hood (1922), The Thief of Bagdad (1924) and The Black Pirate (1926). ... The Mark of Zorro is a silent movie released in 1920 by United Artists starring Douglas Fairbanks. ... Don Q, Son of Zorro is the 1925 sequel to the 1920 silent film The Mark of Zorro. ... Robert Livingston is an American actor born in Quincy, Illinois (December 9, 1904 – March 7, 1988) Many of his roles were in old western movies. ... John Carroll (17 July 1906 - 24 April 1979 was an American actor and singer. ... Zorro Rides Again (1937) is a 12-chapter Republic Movie serial. ... Reed Hadley (June 25, 1911 – December 11, 1974) was an American movie, television and radio actor. ... Zorros Fighting Legion was 1939 Republic Pictures serial consisting of 12 chapters. ... Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr. ... The Mark of Zorro (1940) was a feature film produced by 20th Century Fox based on the Johnston McCulley story The Curse of Capistrano, originally published in 1919, which introduced the masked hero Zorro. ... Linda Stirling (11 October 1921 - 20 July 1997) was an American showgirl, model and actress. ... Zorros Black Whip was a 1944 film serial starring Linda Stirling. ... Son of Zorro (1947) is a Republic Movie serial. ... Clayton Moore (September 14, 1914 - December 28, 1999) was an American actor best known for playing the fictional western character The Lone Ranger. ... Ghost of Zorro (1949) is a Republic Movie serial. ... Guy Williams (born Armando Joseph Catalano) (January 14, 1924 - May 7, 1989) was an American actor and former male fashion model, who played swashbuckling action heroes in the 1950s and 1960s, but never quite achieved movie star status[1], despite his appearance (including hazel eyes, 63 height, and 190... Frank A. Langella, Jr. ... The Mark of Zorro was a made-for-TV movie released in 1974. ... Alain Delon (b. ... George Hamilton (born August 12, 1939) is an American film and television actor and occasional film director. ... Zorro, The Gay Blade is a 1981 feature motion picture. ... For the composer, see Antony Hopkins. ... José Antonio Domínguez Banderas (born August 10, 1960), better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish film actor and singer who has starred in high-profile Hollywood films including Assassins, Interview with the Vampire, Mariachi sequels, Philadelphia, The Mask of Zorro, and the Shrek sequels. ... José Antonio Domínguez Banderas (born August 10, 1960), better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish film actor and singer who has starred in high-profile Hollywood films including Assassins, Interview with the Vampire, Mariachi sequels, Philadelphia, The Mask of Zorro, and the Shrek sequels. ... The Legend of Zorro is a 2005 sequel to 1998s The Mask of Zorro, both directed by Martin Campbell. ... This article is about the first Zorro television series. ... The New Adventures of Zorro is an animated television series produced by Filmation in 1981. ...

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