Night of the Kings

August 7, 2021

7 AUGUST 2021



Spectacular thriller

Night of the Kings

In cinemas and online now





Night of the Kings / La Nuit des rois


Spectacular, thrilling, and a beautiful ode to the power of storytelling – a young man sent to a prison in the middle of the Ivorian forest finds it ruled by its inmates, with the elderly, ailing Black Beard at its head. The new arrival is chosen to recount a tale which must last until after the Red Moon sets if he is to have any chance of survival.


Dir Philippe Lacôte
Cast Bakary Koné, Isaka Sawadogo, Steve Tientcheu
2021 | Canada, France, Ivory Coast | 93 mins 
French with English subtitles


Awards & Festivals

Winner, Silver Hugo: Best Sound, Best CinematographyChicago International Film Festival (2020)


Watch the trailer





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