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Anna and the King

Original title
Anna and the King
Running time
147 min.
United States United States
Steve Meerson, Peter Krikes (Book: Anna Leonowens)
George Fenton
Caleb Deschanel
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Fox 2000 Pictures / Lawrence Bender
Romance. Drama. Adventure | Romantic Drama. 19th Century. Based On A True Story. Remake
Synopsis / Plot
This is the story of Anna Leonowens, the English schoolteacher who came to Siam in the 1860s to teach the children of King Mongkut. She becomes involved in his affairs, from the tragic plight of a young concubine to trying to forge an alliance with Britain to a war with Burma that is orchestrated by Britain. In the meantime, a subtle romance develops between them.
1999: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Art Direction, Costume Design
1999: 2 Nominations for Golden Globe: Best Song, Original Soundtrack
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