One Night with the King is a historical epic film that was released in 2006 in the United States. Based on the novel Hadassah: One Night with the King by Tommy Tenney and Mark Andrew Olsen, One Night with the King is a dramatization of the Biblical story of Esther, who risked her life by approaching the King of Persia to request that he save the Jewish people. Wikipedia
One Night with the King is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, Religious epic films, Independent films, 2006 films, Book of Esther, American independent films, Films set in the 5th century BC, History of Purim and Films set in ancient Persia.
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Hagai: (in Xerxers' chambers) Queen Vashti, your majesty. (steps aside, revealing the beautiful Queen) King Xerxes: Enter. (gathers his shirt and goes to her, kissing her hand) King Xerxes: The night's festivities hold not your interests? Queen Vashti: It is long since you summoned me here. (looking at his work table) Queen Vashti: Your hands have not been idle. King Xerxes: Not idle... not gifted either. Queen Vashti: You do know why the Princes have asked you to extend the feasting another night. King Xerxes: (turning to leave) Your to late if you seek me to deny them, especially now. With such clamering to march upon Greece and avenge my father's death. Queen Vashti: (stopping him, pleading) How long have dreamt of molding Persia into a pillar of learning and culture? Afraid to make even the greatness of Greece buy a shadow. You know as well as I that this not something that is won in battle, but in the hearts of men. King Xerxes: (unbelieving) You would have me do nothing then? Queen Vashti: You're no warrior, no soldier... I'd have you stay... enhance your kingdom, preserve your thrown. (hesitates and leaves)