• Publication date: February 2, 2014

Barbarian Princess

Based on the real-life story of Princess Ka‘iulani, crown princess of the progressive, independent nation called the Kingdom of Hawaii, the title of the movie 'Barbarian Princess' caused quite some controversy due to its racial/ethnic slur. The film tells a love story with a backdrop of the tumultuous times the princess lived while standing against the annexation of her kingdom to the US by greedy businessmen...

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 2009

MBC Max:

February 2, 2014 16:00 (KSA) ~ February 2, 2014 15:00 (CLT)

Based on the real-life story of Princess Ka‘iulani, crown princess of the progressive, independent nation called the Kingdom of Hawaii, the title of the movie 'Barbarian Princess' caused quite some controversy due to its racial/ethnic slur. The film tells a love story with a backdrop of the tumultuous times the princess lived while standing against the annexation of her kingdom to the US by greedy businessmen...

Barbarian Princess follows the life of crown princess Ka'iulani (Q'orianka Kilcher), the youngest royal of the Hawaiian monarchy, who was exiled to England as a teenager where she became an international voice against the American-business-led coup that virtually overthrew the Hawaiian government in the 1890’s, returning to Hawaii to protect her people’s rights only to tragically pass away at the young age of 23...

Starring:

  • Q'orianka Kilcher
  • Barry Pepper
  • Shaun Evans
  • Will Patton
  • Jimmy Yuill
  • Julian Glover
  • Peter Banks

Directed by:  Marc Forby

Rating:  PG for some violence and thematic material, and for brief language, sensuality and smoking.