YMMV / Anna and the King

  • Awesome Music: The whole soundtrack, but special mention to the theme when Anna returns to the palace.
  • Complete Monster: General Alak causes havoc in Siam's countryside by leading Burmese troops to brutally murder civilians. When King Mongkut sends his brother with Alak to investigate the crimes, Alak fatally poisons everyone with him and escapes to rouse an army from Burma. In his desire to become king, Alak knows Mongkut has to die, but his true cruelty extends even further: Alak intends to kill all of King Mongkut's young children, who number in the dozens, so there are no obstacles to the throne. When Mongkut ends up besting Alak, he decides to spare his treacherous former adviser so Alak will know the shame of his betrayal forever. Alak simply attempts to shoot Mongkut In the Back, blinded by hatred, greed and rage.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Tuptim's trial, and the reason it can't be appealed.
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