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THE REALM

by Rodrigo Sorogoyen

synopsis

Manuel López-Vidal is a beloved politician in his region: he enjoys a good social position, has a loving family, friends everywhere and plenty of natural charisma. He is also a corrupt man who has been enriching himself with public funds for years. After attempting to cover up for an associate, Manuel is left exposed. To his surprise, the Party’s members seek to place the blame for the entire plot on his shoulders. But he will not surrender. How far is a person willing to go in order to hold on to power?

international title: The Realm
original title: El reino
country: Spain, France
sales agent: Latido Films
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Rodrigo Sorogoyen
film run: 122'
release date: ES 28/09/2018, FR 10/04/2019
screenplay: Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Isabel Peña
cast: Antonio de la Torre, Mónica López, Josep María Pou, Nacho Fresneda, Ana Wagener, Bárbara Lennie, Luis Zahera, Francisco Reyes, María de Nati, David Lorente
cinematography by: Alejandro de Pablo
film editing: Alberto del Campo
art director: Miguel Ángel Rebollo
costumes designer: Paola Torres
music: Olivier Arson
producer: Gerardo Herrero, Mikel Lejarza
executive producer: Gerardo Herrero, Mariela Besuievsky, Mercedes Gamero
production: Tornasol Films, Trianera PC A.I.E., Atresmedia Cine, Le Pacte, Mondex&cie, Movistar+
distributor: Warner Bros., Le Pacte