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The Dumbfounded King (1991)

El rey pasmado (original title)
After spending a night with a sensual prostitute, the King of Spain decides that he wants to see his wife naked. His decision causes a real revolution amidst his subjects.

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Lucrecia (as Maria Barranco)
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Almeida
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Marfisa
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Rey
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Villaescusa
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Ferrán de Valdivieso
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Duquesa Vda. del Maestrazgo
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Colette
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Abadesa (as Carmen Elias)
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Paca Távora (as Eulalia Ramon)
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After spending a night with a sensual prostitute, the King of Spain decides that he wants to see his wife naked. His decision causes a real revolution amidst his subjects.

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A kába király krónikája  »

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A King's search for lust
29 November 1999 | by (Hollywood) – See all my reviews

A very good movie based on an amazing novel. Great performance by Portuguese Actor Joaquim de Almeida. The movie tells the story of a king's discovery of sensuality: when he sees the naked back of a prostitute, the king feels the need to see his queen naked, something the Inquisition finds to be an abomination...


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