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Born a King (2019)

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An extraordinary real life story set in 1919 , BORN A KING is a coming-of-age story about Faisal, a 14 year old teenage Arab prince who is dispatched from the deserts of Arabia to London by... See full summary »

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Agustí Villaronga

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Henry Fitzherbert (screenplay by), Henry Fitzherbert (story by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Abdullah Ali ... Prince Faisal
Rawkan Binbella Rawkan Binbella ... Emir Abdul-Aziz Bin Al Saud
Ed Skrein ... Philby
Hermione Corfield ... Princess Mary
Rubén Ochandiano ... Al Thunayyan
Celyn Jones ... Winston Churchill
Samuel Adewunmi ... Marzouq (as Sam Adewunmi)
Laurence Fox ... Laurence of Arabia
James Fleet ... George V
Simon Paisley Day ... Sir Montague Smythe
Marina Gatell ... Stella
Kenneth Cranham ... Lord Curzon
Aidan McArdle ... Humphrey Bowman
Lewis Reeves ... Prince of Wales
Meg Lake ... Queen Mary
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An extraordinary real life story set in 1919 , BORN A KING is a coming-of-age story about Faisal, a 14 year old teenage Arab prince who is dispatched from the deserts of Arabia to London by his warrior father, Prince Abdul Aziz, on a high stakes diplomatic mission to secure the formation of his country. In London he must negotiate with some of the pre-eminent figures of the age, including Lord Curzon and Winston Churchill, while forming a friendship with Princess Mary who helps guide him through the corridors of power.

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Release Date:

26 September 2019 (Kuwait) See more »

Also Known As:

Nacido Rey See more »

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$844,774
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2.35 : 1
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Prince Faisal became the King of Saudi Arabia from November 1964 until his assasnation in March 1975. See more »

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beautiful movie
29 September 2019 | by RakhiOyewoleSee all my reviews

Such a well made film. wonderful direction, cinematography, acting and music. The story was fascinating and held my attention all the way through. A few times I laughed, and at the end I had tears in my eyes.


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