The Emperor's Club Movie Review 2002

Information and Film Reviews for The Emperor's Club the Movie

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"A man's character is his fate." This statement is eminently displayed through events both past and present of a prep school teacher (Klein) and one of his more challenging students (Hirsch). Ethics are questioned, schools of thought examined and hearts changed in this "Dead Poet Society" type drama. Hoffman's development of Ethan Canin's book "The Palace Thief" is unfortunately accomplished through manipulation and fake sincerity.

Distribution

Universal Studios Home Video, 100 Universal City Plz., Universal City, CA 91608-9955, Phone: (818)777-1000, Fax: (818)866-1483, URL: http://www.universalstudios.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 109 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Dedicated Teachers, Prep School, Adapted from a Story, Flashback, Period Piece: 1970s
Screenplay
Neil Tolkin
Cast
Kevin Kline, Emile Hirsch, Embeth Davidtz, Rob Morrow, Paul Franklin Dano, Edward Herrmann, Harris Yulin, Roger Rees, Jesse Eisenberg, Rishi Mehta, Joel Gretsch, Steven Culp, Patrick Dempsey, Rahul Khanna
Cinematography
Lajos Koltai
Director
Michael Hoffman
Music
James Newton Howard
Other
William Sarokin, Harvey Rosenstock, Dennis Bradford, Cynthia Flynt, Patrizia Von Brandenstein
Producer
Andrew Karsch, Marc Abraham, Beacon Pictures, Longfellow Pictures, LivePlanet, Universal Pictures

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