The Woman King(Movie, 2022)

| 2h 24min | Genres: Action, Drama, History
The Woman KingRating: 3.9/5 (with 577577 votes) 19
The Woman King is a 2022 American historical action drama film about the Agojie, the all-female warrior unit that protected the West African kingdom of Dahomey during the 17th to 19th centuries. Set in the 1820s, the film stars Viola Davis as a general who trains the next generation of warriors to fight their enemies. It is directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and written by Dana Stevens, based on a story she wrote with Maria Bello. The film also stars Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, and John Boyega. Bello conceived the idea for The Woman King in 2015 after visiting Benin, where the kingdom used to be located, and learning the history of the Agojie. She recruited Cathy Schulman to develop it into a feature film, pitching it to several studios, who turned it down due to financial concerns. After they met with Tr... ()
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About The Woman King

The story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen, and General Nanisca as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life.

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Additional Information

Production countries: Canada, United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Portuguese (PT)
Translated into 35 languages: Arabic (AR), Bulgarian (BG), Catalan (CA), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Burmese (MY), Norwegian Bokmål (NB), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovenian (SL), Somali (SO), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Uighur (UG), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 09/16/2022
Cast: Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, John Boyega, Adrienne Warren, Sheila Atim, Jayme Lawson, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Masali Baduza, Angélique Kidjo, Zozibini Tunzi, Makgotso M, Sivuyile Ngesi
Screenwriter: Dana Stevens
Director of Photography: Polly Morgan
Composer: Terence Blanchard, Lebo M.
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"A Mulher Rei"
"אישה מלכה"
"אשת המלך"

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