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Princess Kaiulani Details

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The incredible true story of Hawaiian princess Ka'iulani ([[Performer~P405504~Q'orianka Kilcher~qoriankakilcher]]) comes to the screen in this historical drama from first time writer/director [[Performer~P336848~Marc Forby~marcforby]]. The year is 1888; a rebel alliance with connections to the American government has succeeded in destabilizing Hawaii. When the fight comes to the royal palace, 13-year-old heir to the throne Princess Ka'iulani is spirited away to Victorian England -- where her royalty holds no bearing on her social standing. As Princess Ka'iulani struggles to adapt to her new surroundings, she finds herself falling in love with handsome, rebellious young Englishman Clive Davies ([[Performer~P380346~Shaun Evans~shaunevans]]). Four years later, the princess receives word that the queen has been incarcerated, and the monarch has fallen. In time Princess Ka'iulani realizes that in order to save her people she must give up her romance with Clive, and travel to America in order to speak with President Grover Cleveland. Convinced that she can restore her kingdom by proving to the Americans that her people are not the savage barbarians that the press portrays them to be, the princess makes her way to the United States and wages a valiant fight against the grave injustices being inflicted upon native Hawaiians. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:May 14, 2010

Crew

Marc Forby
Director
Marc Forby
Producer
Nigel Thomas
Producer
Lauri Apelian
Producer
Marc Forby
Screenwriter
Gabriel Beristain
Cinematographer
Stephen Warbeck
Composer (Music Score)
Beverley Mills
Editor
Steven Lawrence
Production Designer
Chadwick Boseman
Executive Producer
Sheryl Crown
Executive Producer
Laurie Hayward
Executive Producer
Charlotte Walls
Executive Producer
Kathryn Morrison
Costume Designer
Kate Plantin
Casting
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