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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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The Queen
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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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Princess Johanna
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Boleslav
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Tomas (as W. Morgan Sheppard)
John Hallam ...
Gomon
Valentine Pelka ...
Brother Paul
Donald Pickering ...
Kyril
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Baron Oskar
Gertan Klauber ...
Kalousek
Jonty Stephens ...
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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This was Joan Fontaine's final acting role before her death on December 15, 2013 at the age of 96. See more »

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The Queen: Isolate the Prince. Eliminate all those who support him. Make use of the winter. Beat and starve the peasants into submission and raise their taxes. Take away the beams and the roof will collapse.
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Jonathan Brandis is great!!!
19 December 2000 | by (Den Helder, Holland) – See all my reviews

Since I saw this tv-movie I am a great admirer of the terribly goodlooking Jonathan Brandis. The interesting aspect about this film is that it features Joan Fontaine, star of the forties. It's a shame that she has such a small part.


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