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The King (2018)

El Rey (original title)
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A play about the recent history of Spain that revolves around the Emeritus King Juan Carlos I and a parade of ghosts from the past such as Adolfo Suárez, Felipe González, Cebrián, Carrero Blanco, Puig Antich and Antonio Tejero.

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Alberto San Juan (based on his play)
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3 nominations. See more awards »
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Credited cast:
Luis Bermejo ... Juan Carlos I
Alberto San Juan ... Franco
Guillermo Toledo Guillermo Toledo ... Felipe González
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In the wee small hours, an elderly King and a recently dethroned one receive an unexpected visit from their ghosts. The King himself is Juan Carlos I. The visiting ghosts are some of most important friends he has had in the course of his life, most of whom, are already dead. Their names are Don Juan, Alfonso de Borbón, Francisco Franco, Adolfo Suárez, Felipe González, Salvador Puig Antich... By dint of this visit from his ghosts, the King will take us on a horror trip remembering scattered snatches of his past life from his early childhood to his last nightmare, the selfsame Spanish monarchy.

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The final nightmare of the Spanish monarchy

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

9 November 2018 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

El rey See more »

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Teatro del Barrio See more »
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