The Moon and the Sun


2015

Brief Synopsis

A magical sea monster is captured by Louis XIV, who believes the creature holds the keys to immortality. Meanwhile, the king's illegitimate daughter with his favorite lover comes of age and is summoned to his court. The fates of the creature and the girl intertwine to make history.

Film Details

Also Known As
King's Daughter, Mermaid, The, Moon and the Sun
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adaptation
Fantasy
Period
Release Date
2015
Location
Versailles, France; Melbourne, Australia

Synopsis

A magical sea monster is captured by Louis XIV, who believes the creature holds the keys to immortality. Meanwhile, the king's illegitimate daughter with his favorite lover comes of age and is summoned to his court. The fates of the creature and the girl intertwine to make history.

Film Details

Also Known As
King's Daughter, Mermaid, The, Moon and the Sun
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adaptation
Fantasy
Period
Release Date
2015
Location
Versailles, France; Melbourne, Australia

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Miscellaneous Notes

Based on the novel "The Moon and the Sun," written by Vonda N. McIntyre and published by Pocket Books on September 1, 1997.

Natalie Portman was previously attached to star.

Gregory Hoblit was previously attached to direct.

Bill Nighy dropped out of the project shortly before production and was replaced by William Hurt.

Project was previously set up at Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Paramount was previously attached to distribute theatrically in the U.S.