The Da Vinci Code
Lacy, Norris J., Arthuriana
The Da Vinci Code, Columbia Pictures (2006), directed by Ron Howard from a script by Akiva Goldsman (based on the novel by Dan Brown); producers Brian Grazer and John Galley. Cinematography by Salvatore Totino; score by Hans Zimmcr. With Tom Hanks (Robert Langston), Audrey Tautou (Sophie Neveu), Ian McKellen (Leigh Teabing), Jean Reno (Bezu Fache), Paul Bettany (Silas), Alfred Molina (Bishop Aringarosa). 148 minutes.
Let's begin with what is good about this film. First, Ian McKellen is excellent as Leigh Teabing. He manages to give his character a bit of depth-and even a bit of charm until Teabing finally shows his true colors. Second, the movie features many of the novel's …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: The Da Vinci Code. Contributors: Lacy, Norris J. - Author. Journal title: Arthuriana. Volume: 16. Issue: 4 Publication date: Winter 2006. Page number: 83+. © Arthuriana 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.