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La Nuit des rois
Night of the Kings

A young man is sent to “La Maca,” a prison in the middle of the Ivorian forest ruled by its inmates. Astradition goes with the rising of the red moon, he is designated by the Boss to be the new “Roman” andmust tell a story to the other prisoners. Learning what fate awaits him, he begins to narrate the mysticallife of the legendary outlaw named “Zama King” and has no choice but to make his story last until dawn.

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Credits

DIRECTOR
Philippe Lacôte

SCREENPLAY
Philippe Lacôte

PRODUCER
Banshee Films

CAST
Koné Bakary
Steve Tientcheu
Rasmané Ouédraogo
Denis Lavant

Overview

DETAILS
Drama/Fantastic
French
93 min.
France, 2020

DISTRIBUTOR
Neon

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