It is forbidden to touch royalty.
I didn't touch you ó I shoved you. Why don't you get one of your servants to shove me back?
Moonshee, why does the king have so many wives?
That is an excellent question ó For your mother.
Lord Bradley, may I have a moment?
I'm afraid a moment is all we have.
We're leaving on the next boat, and so should you.
My place is here.
Are the British behind these Burmese attacks?
Stick to teaching, Ms. Leonowens. It's clear that you know nothing of pollitics.
I know that Burma would never make a move without England's blessing.
Precisely. But, if our economy was threatened, then it would be our duty to protect our intrests.
Our economy?! Our interests?!
The ways of England are the ways of the world, my dear.
Yes, a world that I am ashamed to call my own!
You forget yourself madam. Now if you will excuse us.
No, I will not. You toasted him! You praised him for his learning! And all the while you were planning to take the throne from him!
Well, you should do well to remember your own self, next time you are cheek to cheek with the king!
If Alak crosses the bridge, everything I love will die.
But they are only children!
Yes, and heirs to the royal throne.
What will you do?
We will blow up the bridge.
Will that work?