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Good King Wenceslas (1994)

TV Movie  -  Drama  -  26 November 1994 (USA)
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Based upon the true story that inpired the Christmas carol about a young king's care for his people.

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Prince Wenceslas
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Tunna
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Duke Phillip
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Queen Ludmilla
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Boleslav
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Tomas (as W. Morgan Sheppard)
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Gomon
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Kyril
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Baron Oskar
Gertan Klauber ...
Kalousek
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Arnulf
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Jan Turek
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Wenceslas, the young king of Bohemia, lives trapped between the wisdom of his Christian grandmother and his ever constant battle with his tyranical step-mother. She wants her own son to be king and constantly tries to stay in charge of Weceslas's life (including picking out a bride for him). But it is only when he sees the suffering of his people that Wenceslas learns how vital it is that his step-brother never rules. Written by Max Vaughn

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Princess Johanna: Well, if you're the prince's groom, you must know him well. What sort of a man is he? You can tell me; it'll go no further, I swear. Is he well favored?
Prince Wenceslas: Oh, not at all. This horse is prettier.
Princess Johanna: Why do you stare so? You are impertinent.
Prince Wenceslas: Between ourselves, my lady, the prince is no match for one as fine as you. You have eyes that could melt the coldest heart.
Princess Johanna: And now you mock me?
Prince Wenceslas: No. No, not I.
Princess Johanna: 'Eyes that could melt the coldest heart'? That's from some verse, I'm sure of it. I believe you were ...
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a truly based and fantastic film!!
8 August 2004 | by (tianjin China) – See all my reviews

I saw this film a few weeks ago when it showed on CCTV China.I'm so into it and Jon Brandis(and it was the first time I knew about him)--he was soooo great in the movie!! And I was shocked when I knew he's on the heaven.I went to a wet that's set to memorize him and found out how he died. I began to consider about this luxurious-and-full-of-dreams-looking show-biz group. It isn't that good all the time, right?

Back to this movie, the shootings are beautiful, the acting and songs are brilliant.I bet there'd be people from all ages like it,including my mom and I(I'm 18 years old).

I rate this movie 9.5 plus a special 10 for Jon Brandis.We like you and forever.


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