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Release date: 23 July 2021
Spectacular, thrilling, and absolutely unique, Night of the Kings is both an exhilarating tale of survival in one of the world’s most unforgiving environments and a beautiful ode to the power of storytelling. When a young man is sent to an infamous prison, located in the middle of the Ivorian forest and ruled by its inmates, he is chosen to take part in a storytelling ritual just as a violent battle for control bubbles to the surface. After discovering the grim fate that awaits him at the end of the night, Roman begins to narrate the mystical life of a legendary outlaw to make his story last until dawn and give himself any chance of survival.
Original title: Night Of The Kings
Cast: Issaka Sawadogo, Rasmané Ouédraogo, Steve Tientcheu, Bakary Koné, Laetitia Ky, Abdoul Karim Konaté
Director: Philippe Lacôte
Age restrictions: 15