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by Philippe Lacôte


A young man is sent to "La Maca", a prison of Ivory Coast in the middle of the forest ruled by its prisoners. With the red moon rising, he is designated by the Boss to be the new "Roman" and must tell a story to the other prisoners.

international title: Night of the Kings
original title: La Nuit des Rois
country: France, Côte d'Ivoire, Canada, Senegal
sales agent: Memento International
year: 2020
genre: fiction
directed by: Philippe Lacôte
film run: 90'
screenplay: Philippe Lacôte, Delphine Jaquet
cast: Koné Bakary, Steve Tientcheu, Rasmane Ouedraogo, Issaka Sawadogo, Digbeu Jean Cyrille, Abdoul Karim Konaté, Anzian Marcel, Laetitia Ky, Denis Lavant
cinematography by: Tobie Marier-Robitaille
film editing: Aube Foglia
art director: Samuel Teisseire
music: Olivier Alary
producer: Delphine Jaquet, Ernest Konan, Yanick Létourneau
production: Banshee Films, Wassakara Productions (CI), Peripheria Productions (CA), Yennenga Production (SN)
backing: Canal+ (FR), Ciné+ (FR), Canal+ International (FR), CNC (FR), SODEC (CA), Téléfilm Canada (CA), Ministère de la Culture et de la Francophonie (CI), Fonds Image de la Francophonie (FR), Sofica Cinécap (FR), TorinoFilmLab (IT), Fonds de Promotion de l’Industrie Cinématographique et Audiovisuelle du Sénégal (FOPICA) (SN), Eurimages, Creative Europe
distributor: JHR Films

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