The Emperor's Club

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The Emperor's Club is 2002 motion picture that tells a story of prep school teachers and his students. Based on Ethan Canin's short story "The Palace Thief," the film is directed by Michael Hoffman and stars Kevin Kline.

Its story concerns a student whose teacher deceives him into thinking he is performing better academically than he really is, which ultimately causes him to attain a higher level of achievement. Years later (in the story timeline), the teacher is shown meeting with that student and his classmates (Abraham & Hoffman, 2002).

Characters

  • William Hundert (Kevin Kline) - History teacher
  • Sedgewick Bell (Emile Hirsch, Joel Gretsch) - late student and troublemaker
  • Martin Blythe (Paul Dano, Steven Culp) - student whose father was Mr. Julius Ceaser
  • Depak Mehta (Rishi Mehta, Rahul Khanna) - student who wins first Mr. Julius Ceaser
  • Louis Masoudi - student who doesn't walk on paths
  • Headmaster Woodbridge (Edward Herrmann)

References

  • Abraham, M. (Producer), & Hoffman, M. (Director). (2002). The emperor's club. (Motion picture). Santa Monica, CA: LivePlanet.
  • Internet Movie Database Inc. (n.d.). Emperor's Club, The (2002). Retrieved January 14, 2004 from http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0283530/
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