• Princess Kaiulani (2010)

Princess Kaiulani

Release Date: May 14th, 2010

DVD Release Date: September 14th, 2010

PG |2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary

A Hawaiian princess (Q'orianka Kilcher) attempts to maintain the independence of the islands against the threat of American colonization.

Cast: Q'orianka Kilcher, Shaun Evans, Barry Pepper, Jimmy Yuill, Will Patton, Leo Anderson Akana, Ocean Kaowili, Kamuela Kalilikane

Director: Marc Forby

Genres: Biography , Historical drama

Production Co: Matador Pictures, Trailblazer Films, Island Film Group

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    A stirring romantic drama centering on the last royal heir to the native line of traditional monarchs. show more

  • 60
    Michelle OrangeMovieline

    Designed to be both essential history lesson and costume weeper, Princess Kaiulani comes up short on both fronts: Deadly earnest intentions and lack of dramatic gumption ensure that the story of Hawaii’s favored daughter remains under-told. show more

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Kilcher is lovely. But sadly, Ka'iulani is a perfunctory biopic of the sort one might encounter on television during Women's History Month. show more

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