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The King's Daughter

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99 MINUTES

RATED G




Known as The Sun King, Louis XIV (Pierce Brosnan) is the most powerful and influential monarch on the planet. Obsessed with his own mortality and the future of France, Louis turns to his spiritual advisor, Père La Chaise (William Hurt), and the royal physician to help him obtain the key to immortality. Believing a mermaid (Fan Bingbing) contains a force that grants everlasting life, Louis commissions a young sea captain to search the seas and capture the mystical creature. Further complicating his plans is his orphaned daughter, Marie-Josèphe (Kaya Scodelario), who returns to court with an abundance of elegance and an inherent defiance of authority. With a rare solar eclipse approaching, Louis will discover where his daughter’s true loyalties lie as he races against time to extract the mermaid's life-giving force.




REVIEW:
I forgot that I had this movie to watch. I'm so glad that I watched it though!
The hubby said it was a perfect movie to watch with your daughter, and I'd have to agree. I thought it was a fantasy-adventure movie, and it was, just not what I thought it would be. 
I connected with the King's daughter more than I wanted to. Right down to the abandonment issues from her father. That part in the film actually made me cry. The connection was uncanny. I may not be a king's daughter but I am still a princess. 
Anyway it was a good family movie, but because the men in my life lost interest and stopped watching, it may be best watched as a chick flick.


3/5




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