The King and I (1956)

2007 #35
Walter Lang | 128 mins | DVD | U / G

The King and ITo be fair to The King and I, I was a little sleepy through most of it, and, thanks to some slightly cheesy bits at the start, my mind was occasionally locked in a spoofing mode.

However, there are some recognisable songs and an Oscar-winning performance from Yul Brynner, as well as truly sumptuous sets and costumes.

3 out of 5

The King and I is on Film4 tomorrow, Monday 25th August 2014, at 2:40pm.

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