La Nuit des Rois

Night of the Kings
Director
Philippe Lacôte
Country
Canada, Senegal, Ivory coast, France
Year
2020
Genre
Fiction
Scriptwriters
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
Production
Banshee Films, Wassakara Productions (CI), Peripheria Productions (CA), Yennenga Production (SN)

Storyline

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.

Festivals & Academy awards and others

Venice Film Festival 2020
Orizzonti