The Man in the Iron Mask (movie)The Man in the Iron Mask
is a movie written and directed by Randall Wallace
and released in 1998
. The movie is based on the final section of the novel The Vicomte de Bragelonne
by Alexandre Dumas
, which was itself based on the 18th century myth
of the Man in the Iron Mask
Its cast included Leonardo DiCaprio in the double role of King Louis XIV and Philippe, Gabriel Byrne as D'Artagnan and Anne Parillaud as Anne of Austria. The three musketeers were portrayed by Jeremy Irons (Aramis), John Malkovich (Athos), and Gérard Depardieu (Porthos).