This is the story of Anna Leonowens, the English schoolteacher who came to Siam in the 1860s to teach the children of King Mongkut. She becomes involved in his affairs, from the tragic plight of a young concubine to trying to forge an alliance with Britain to a war with Burma that is orchestrated by Britain. In the meantime, a subtle romance develops between them.
Yun-Fat Chow....King Mongkut (as Chow Yun-Fat)
Tom Felton....Louis Leonowens
Syed Alwi....The Kralahome, Prime Minister
Randall Duk Kim....General Alak
Kay Siu Lim....Prince Chowfa, King Mongkut's Brother
Melissa Campbell....Princess Fa-Ying
Keith Chin....Prince Chulalongkorn
Mano Maniam....Moonshee, Leonowens' Indian Servant
Shanthini Venugopal....Beebe, Leonowens' Indian Servant
Deanna Yusoff....Lady Thiang, Head Wife
Geoffrey Palmer....Lord John Bradley
Ann Firbank....Lady Bradley
Bill Stewart....Mycroft Kincaid, East India Trading Co.
Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database.