Farewell to the King 33 years old

In the midst of war, one man vanished into the jungle, and emerged as king.

Farewell to the King

An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told in the style of Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling. The American is reluctant to rejoin the fight against the Japanese on the urging of a British commando team but conducts a war of vengeance when the Japanese attack his adopted people.


Farewell to the King Cast

Name Character
Nick Nolte He was 48, now 81 years old as Learoyd
Marius Weyers He was 44, now 77 years old as Sgt. Conklin
Frank McRae He was 44, now 78 years old as Sgt. Tenga
James Fox He was 49, now 83 years old as Col. Ferguson
John Bennett Perry He was 48, now 81 years old as Gen. MacArthur
Gerry Lopez He was 40, now 73 years old as Gwai
Wayne Pygram He was 29, now 62 years old as Bren Armstrong
Marilyn Tokuda She was 36, now 69 years old as Yoo
Aki Aleong He was 54, now 87 years old as Col. Mitamura
Nigel Havers He was 37, now 70 years old as Capt. Fairbourne
Elan Oberon as Vivienne
Choy Chang Wing as Lian
Michael Nissman as Gen. Sutherland
Richard Morgan He was 30, 48 years old when he died as Strech Lewis
William Wise He was 48, now 82 years old as Dynamite Dave

Farewell to the King Crew

Name Department
Pierre Schoendoerffer as Novel. He was 60 (83) years old when He died Writing
Anne V. Coates as Editor. She was 63 (92) years old when She died Editing
John Milius as Director. He was 44 (now 78) years old Directing
John Milius as Screenplay. He was 44 (now 78) years old Writing
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Farewell to the King (33 years)

In the midst of war, one man vanished into the jungle, and emerged as king.

  • Release day: Friday, March 03, 1989
  • Runtime: 117 minutes
  • Budget: 16000000.00
  • Revenue: 2420917.00