About

Paris, France, 1482. Frollo, Chief Justice of benevolent King Louis XI, gets infatuated by the beauty of Esmeralda, a gypsy young girl. The hunchback Quasimodo, Frollo's protege and bell-ringer of Notre Dame, lives in peace among the bells in the heights of the immense cathedral until he is involved by the twisted magistrate in his malicious plans to free himself from Esmeralda's alleged spell, wh...

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Directed by

William Dieterle

Written by

Sonya Levien (Screenplay)
Victor Hugo (Novel)
Bruno Frank (Adaptation)

Runtime

117 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Impact! Power! Fire! Pathos! Drama!

Cast

Keywords

sibling relationship paris, france based on novel or book racism 15th century hunchback notre dame cathedral bell ringing physical deformity bell ringer sanctuary kindness beggar clan gypsy woman church asylum

Photos

Lists

#98 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Scoring Alfred Newman

Oscar nomination for Best Sound, Recording