The Man Who Would Be King
- UK / US
- 2h 9min
- Directed by: John Huston
- Written by: Rudyard Kipling (story), John Huston, Gladys Hill
- Cast: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey
Rudyard Kipling's moral fable on the pursuit of power becomes a rumbustious minor epic in the hands of Huston, Connery and Caine, all at the peak of their powers. Set in India, it tells the uncomfortable but entertaining story of a pair of conmen who find themselves elevated by the locals to a rank far above their natural station, but falling from grace owing to their innate greed. Rollicking good fun.
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