Night of the Kings

La nuit des rois

  • Release Date: March 12, 2021 (limited)
  • Genre: Fantasy, Drama

  • Director: Philippe Lacôte
  • Producer(s): Delphine Jaquet, Ernest Konan, Yanick Létourneau
  • Writer(s): Philippe Lacôte
  • Studio: Axia Films
  • Length: 1h 33m | Classification: PG
  • Le Score Rotten Tomatoes®
    Tomatometer 96% Audience Score 64%

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


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