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Syed Alwi in Anna and the King

Anna and the King

1999 PG-13

In this fact-based 19th-century tale, English widow Anna Leonowens travels to Asia to tutor the king of Siam's 58 children. Brimming with prejudice, Anna at first believes the king is a barbarian, but the two soon develop a mutual respect.