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by Andreas Hoessli


In 1979, a revolution in Iran. In 1980, a revolution in Poland. The fall of the Shah, the “King of Kings,” in Iran. Mass strikes and the foundation of Solidarność (Solidarity) in Poland. What was in the minds of the young women and men who fomented revolution in their own country? What did they think when their revolution was quelled, or – as in Iran – an authoritarian regime was instituted under the name of an “Islamic Republic”?

international title: The Naked King – 18 Fragments on Revolution
original title: Der nackte König – 18 Fragmente über Revolution
country: Switzerland, Germany, Poland
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Andreas Hoessli
film run: 107'
screenplay: Andreas Hoessli
cinematography by: Peter Zwierko, Filip Drozdz
film editing: Lena Rem, Andreas Hoessli
producer: Peter Zwierko, Paweł Kosuń, Anna Martensen
production: Mira Film GmbH, TM Film GmbH, Centrala Film Sp. z o.o., ARTE Deutschland, Telewizja Polska (TVP) - Agencja Filmowa
distributor: Vinca Film GmbH
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