One Night With the King

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One Night with the King
This is a dramatisation of the story of Esther from the Old Testament. She was an orphaned Jewish teenager. He uncle persuades her to audition for the part of Queen, after the Persian Emperor Xerxes fired his wife for insolence. However, she had to keep her Jewishness a secret. With some special coaching, she made the grade, but soon became involved in the palace intrigues, and found she had to make tough decisions about her own future, and that of her people.

121 minutes.
Parental Guidance (Violence).
Drama.

Showtimes

This feels like a Bollywood movie!
This feels like a Bollywood movie!

Credits

Cast
Tiffany Dupont, Luke Goss, John Noble, Omar Shariff, John Rhys-Davies, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, James Callis, Peter O'Toole
Director
Michael O. Sajbel
ScreenplayStephan Blinn, from the novel by Mark Andrew Olsen and Tommy Tenney
MusicJ.A.C. Redford
CinematographySteven Bernstein
EditingStephan Blinn, Gabriella Cristiani, Michelle Summers
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2006
Produced byGener8Xion Entertainment

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNoen
ViolenceMild, psychological violence
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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Adjusted Childcare Action Project (CAP) Report (USA)

CategoryScore (-50 to 50)
Wanton Violence / Crime
-11
Impudence / Hate
50
Sexual Immorality
47
Drugs / Alcohol
41
Offence to God
38
Murder / Suicide
44
Final score
35

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
3
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
1
Guns / Weapons
4
Profanity
0
Alcohol / Drugs
2
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
1
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
4
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
3


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Emma Nicholson quote iconFalls down on clumsy writing and made-for-TV performances.
10
Die Burger
Mariana Malan quote iconDis skouspelagtig.
10
Cape Times
Sam Adams quote iconLittle joy in One Night With the King
5
Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
10
The Citizen
quote iconAn opportunity is missed in this cheesy, historical epic wannabe.
8
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge quote iconA pageant of historical kitsch, acted by amateurish performers.
5
ScreenIt
quote iconNothing great in terms of comparing it to the rest of overall cinema, but it's clearly better than many a film made with religious intent and backing.
9
Metacritic.com
8 critics
8
Rottentomatoes critics
26 critics
9
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconDespite its epic source matierial, One Night With the King is held back by dull storytelling and a clumsy script.
3

What the People say

Internet
1700 Netizens quote iconGreat movie for young and old alike.
12

Average .. 40%

8




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