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Anna and the King
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6.7 IMDB rating
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Melissa Campbell Melissa Campbell
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Anna Leonowens Anna Leonowens
Steve Meerson Steve Meerson


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An average movie

7 years, 8 months ago at Jun 14 8:46
I wasn't expecting much from this flick but since Jodie Foster is one of my favorite actress, I thought I should still check it out. First of all, I haven't seen the original movie so I couldn't compare both. Anyway, my wife loved it but I didn't really like it very much. I mean, come on! I have seen 'The Last Emperor' which was really mesmerizing and, for me, this is just a pale and romanticized ... read more


7 years, 6 months ago at Aug 3 16:07
I loved this movie and I could watch it every day, I think Yun-Fat Chow is lovely and so is Jodie. I do think though, there were things in the movie that was not quite right in those days, but even so, I loved it.


7 years, 6 months ago at Aug 20 17:19
The story (plot if you prefer) is well known and it may help to know it beforehand thereby leaving the viewer free to appreciate the rest of it.

Sets, costumes, soundtrack and cinematography are amongst the best you'll ever find in cinema. Simple as that. The supporting cast is very strong and they really needed to be. If I were to praise them all this review would be too long and p... read more
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Release date: 16 December 1999
UPC: 024543000440
Tags: Romance (19), Drama (16), Historical (11), Remake (10), War (8), 1990s (8), Thailand (7), History (5), 1999 (5), Musical (4), Mother Son Relationship (4), Based On True Story (4), Book (3), Adaptation (3), (3), Buddhism (2), Teacher (2), Beach (2), Monarchy (2), Birthday Party (2)
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" TITLE OF WRITTEN WORK: Anna and the King of Siam PUBLISHED FORMAT: novel AUTHOR/CREATOR: Margaret Landon ORIGINAL PUBLICATION YEAR: 1944 HAVE I READ: No NOTES: The novel wasn't completely faithful to the diaries and memoirs of Anna Leonowens herself, and some of those were used for the basis of the film as well. "

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" Director: Andy Tennant Starring: Jodie Foster, Chow Yun-fat, Bai Ling, Tom Felton, Randall Duk Kim, Kay Siu Lim, Melissa Campbell, Deanna Yusoff, Geoffrey Palmer, Anne Firbank, Bill Stewart, Sean Ghazi, Syed Alwi, Ramli Hassan, Keith Chin, Alif Silpachai, Kenneth Tsang, Shantini Venugopal and Goh Yi Wai Chronicling the relationship between the King of Siam and widowed British schoolteacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s."

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