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PG-13| 2 hr. 27 min.

Plot Summary
Anna (Jodie Foster) has been employed to educate the king's (Chow Yun-Fat) 58 children. She knows very little of King Mongkut, apart from the fact that his people revere him as a god. She brings with her an East vs. West prejudice against the king, considering him to be uncivilized. She soon realizes that her views are more than matched by the rulers own preconceptions about the West and particularly this impertinent English woman.

Cast: Jodie Foster , Chow Yun-Fat , Bai Ling , Tom Felton , Syed Alwi , Randall Duk Kim , Lim Kay Siu , Melissa Campbell

Director: Andy Tennant

Genres: Historical drama

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Anna and The King (1999)

Release Date: December 17th, 1999|2 hr. 27 min.

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  • 50
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Before it runs off track--it does have some spectacular moments. show more

  • 50
    Andy Seiler USA Today

    The movie is something of a white elephant itself, a luxuriant, lumbering behemoth. It is pleasant, occasionally amusing - and often dull. show more

  • 63
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Yun-Fat is magnetic and majestic, and the story, no matter that it is not entirely true, continues to fascinate. show more

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