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THE EMPEROR'S WIFE

by Julien Vrebos

synopsis

In the land of 1001 nights the law dictates that the Emperor must take a new wife if his current Empress does not bear a son within seven years of marriage. On the night of their sixth wedding anniversary, the Emperor receives a visit from the Chamberlain, his loyal servant and confidant, and the two men begin the covert operation to find and prepare a virgin candidate who might become the new Emperor’s Wife.

international title: THE EMPEROR'S WIFE
original title: THE EMPEROR'S WIFE
country: Netherlands, United Kingdom, Belgium, Luxembourg
sales agent: Overseas Filmgroup
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Julien Vrebos
film run: 100'
release date: BE 03.09.03, NL 15.01.04
screenplay: Paul Ruven
cast: Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Max Beesley, Rosana Pastor, Leticia Dolera, Alexander Macqueen
cinematography by: Toni Malamatenios
film editing: Mark Bynens
art director: Dory van Noort
costumes designer: Cynthia Roosberg, Kaat Tilley
music: Maxton Beesley, Jeremy Meehan
producer: San Fu Maltha, Emjay Rechsteiner, Jimmy de Brabant, Julien Vrebos, Michael Cowan, Jason Piette
production: Staccato Films, Fu Works, Spice Factory Ltd., The Emperor's Wife BV (NL); Terras (BE); Delux Productions (LU)
distributor: A-Film Distribution, Cinéart (BE)
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