Monday Movie Early

Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling, this adventure film follows the exploits of Peachy Carnehan (Michael Caine) and Danny Dravot (Sean Connery), English military officers stationed in India. Tired of life as soldiers, the two travel to the isolated land of Kafiristan, where they are ultimately embraced by the people and revered as rulers. After a series of misunderstandings, the natives come to believe that Dravot is a god, but he and Carnehan can’t keep up their deception forever.

Nominations: Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay

☆☆☆☆

I decided to put this on early so you might catch it on TCM this weekend. It is one of the movies with Sean Connery and Michael Caine who are at their comic best in this. I love this scene:

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