Anna & The King


An epic tale set in Thailand in the late 19th century, which chronicles the true adventures of the British Anna Loenowens, who was hired by the King of Siam to educate his fifty-eight children.

Soon after her arrival to this exotic, unfamiliar land, she finds herself engaged in a battle of wits with the strong-willed ruler...


147 minutes.
Parental Guidance (Violence) .
Drama, Romance

I think I smell elephant residue!
I think I smell elephant residue!

Credits

Cast
Chow Yun-Fat, Jodie Foster, Ling Bai, Tom Felton
Director
Andy Tennant
ScreenplaySteve Mereson, Peter Krikes, based on the diaries of Anna Loenowens
MusicGeorge Fenton
CinematographyCaleb Deschanel
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in1999
Produced byFox 2000 Pictures

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

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14
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Nazma Dreyer
10
Cape Argus
Adrian Monteath
15
The Star
Joanna Rix
14
Die Burger
Herman Wasserman
10
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
Rapport
Barrie Hough
14
Beeld
Marius Jooste
16
SA City Life
Tony Jackman
10
TV3 Screenplay
Barry Ronge
18
eye Weekly
Tom Lyons
5
Rough Cut
Daysun Chang
14
Total Film
Neil Smith
5
Film Review
Jim Sangster
15

What the People say

Internet
611 Netizens
15

Average .. 63%

13

Visitor Ratings

Scale (Max)20
Carina Maritz 18
Isma Manitsa (27) 16
Bruce Humphrey (44)16
Leanne Harris (20) 18
Amanda Fedewa (15) 20

Average .. 88%

18

Visitor Comments

Carina Maritz (19): The set is absolutely stunning.

Isma Manitsa (27): Loved the great scenes!

Bruce Humphrey (44): We all know the story. Fantastic sets and great acting by Jody Foster Chow Yun-Fat.

Leanne Harris (20): Brilliant performances by Chow Yun-Fat and Jodie Foster. What a movie!

Amanda Fedewa (15): This was a good movie even though there was violence.






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