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Fairy Tale Collection: The False Prince

Labakan is a lazy tailor. One day he slips into the magnificent robe he has just sewn for a pasha and runs away. Dressed up in his new attire, Labakan is delighted to find that people treat him with honor and respect, things which he has never known before. When he meets another young man named Omar, who comes from a royal family, Labakan senses the chance of a lifetime. Growing up in a foreign court, Omar has not seen his family since he was a baby and is now on his way home to receive his inheritance. Lakaban travels to Omar’s parents and presents himself as the Sultan’s lost son. When Omar arrives as well, the royal family is confused and puts both young men to tests. Failing both tests, Labakan is exposed and Omar, a truly great and generous prince, allows Lakaban to remain free instead of being punished.

Feature Film, 90 minutes

Style: Live Action

Production year: 1984

Rights: TV, Home Entertainment, Digital/VOD, Licensing & Merchandising, Pay-TV