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3.6
196 Ratings

The King and I

Directed by Walter Lang
United States, 1956
Drama, Musical, Romance

Synopsis

Musical about a widow who accepts a job as a live-in governess of the King of Siam’s children.

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The King and I Directed by Walter Lang

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1957 | 5 wins including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

1957 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1956 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

Directors Guild of America

1957 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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