By making use of theatrical resources, and hybridizing languages, “El Rey” is “a work of fiction about ignorance”. A wake-up call on the culture of Spain’s “transition” (from dictatorship to democracy) that some may find uncomfortable, because of its brutally honest account of Spain’s recent history.
Direction: Alberto San Juan i Valentín Álvarez
Production: Teatro del Barrio
Language: Original Version (Spanish)
Length: 84 min
License: By-Nc-Nd* (*after commercial explotation is finished)
Screening followed by talk with Alberto San Juan i Luis Bermejo, film’s director and main actor.