|  Buy to Own: 28/01/2002
  |  169 min
Rated 12 by the BBFC


The epic story of the Emperor Asoka, the ruler of Magadha in the 3rd century BC. Asoka was a warrior whose desire to expand his empire led him to wage a long and relentless war against the neighbouring kingdom of Kalinga. But after seeing the death and destruction brought about by his warmongering, Asoka finds himself overcome with remorse and decides to dedicate the rest of his life to helping spread the teachings of Buddhism.