The Man Who Would Be King

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Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling, this adventure film follows the exploits of Peachy Carnehan (Michael Caine) and Danny Dravot (Sean Connery), English military officers stationed in India. Tired of life as soldiers, the two travel to the isolated land of Kafiristan, where they are ultimately embraced by the people and revered as rulers. After a series of misunderstandings, the natives come to believe that Dravot is a god, but he and Carnehan can't keep up their deception forever.

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Rated: PG
Duration: 0 mins

Cast and crew

Director: John Huston
Screenwriter: Gladys Hill, John Huston
Cast: Shakira Caine
Christopher Plummer
Sean Connery
Jack May
Michael Caine
Saeed Jaffrey
Karroum Ben Bouih
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