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The King (2017)

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Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, a musical road trip across America in his 1963 Rolls Royce explores how a country boy lost his authenticity and became a king while his country lost her democracy and became an empire.

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Eugene Jarecki

Writers:

Eugene Jarecki, Christopher St. John (co-writer)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Alec Baldwin ... Himself
Tony Brown Tony Brown ... Himself
James Carville ... Himself - US Political Analyst
Rosanne Cash ... Herself
Chuck D ... Himself
Maggie Clifford Maggie Clifford ... Herself
Lana Del Rey ... Herself
Emi Sunshine & The Rain Emi Sunshine & The Rain ... Themselves
EmiSunshine EmiSunshine ... Herself
Radney Foster ... Himself
Patricia Gaines Patricia Gaines ... Herself
Mary Gauthier Mary Gauthier ... Herself
Emmylou Harris ... Herself
Ethan Hawke ... Himself
John Hiatt ... Himself
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Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, a musical road trip across America in his 1963 Rolls Royce explores how a country boy lost his authenticity and became a king while his country lost her democracy and became an empire.

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The Rise of a King, the Fall of an Empire.

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Documentary

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Promised Land See more »

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$257,372, 13 September 2018
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Political hit piece
22 June 2018 | by thbiz-07914See all my reviews

The people who endorse music that glorifies hitting women and dealing drugs and killing want you to know how evil americana and elvis are and were..

Say goodbye to elvis sub-culture. No longer politically correct according to the establishment that is destroying free market economics and conservative culture..

Which I'm not part, but I do make a point to call out agendas based on lies and greed..


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