The Realm

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The Realm (El Reino)

Directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen

  • Spain, France 2018; 131 min
  • Original version: Spanish
  • Genre: Drama
    • Critics Award - Luxembourg City FF

  • Toronto IFF - Contemporary World Cinema

Synopsis

Manuel is a crooked politician who enjoys the lifestyle that kickbacks afford. He eats at fancy restaurants, parties with his friends on yachts, and provides a very luxurious lifestyle for his family. Manuel brazenly bribes, extorts, and pays off anyone who threatens to expose the activities of his inner circle. When he is singled out to take the fall for a case of fraudulent government contracts, rather than admit to any wrongdoing, Manuel decides to sell out his whole party in an effort to avoid jail time. It’s a decision that puts many lives at risk.

Production

  • TORNASOL FILMS

     

  • ATRESMEDIA CINE

     

  • TRIANERA PRODUCCIONES AIE

     

  • BOWFINGER

     

  • LE PACTE

     

International Sales

  • LATIDO FILMS

    Francesca Perrin 

Availabilities

 

Contemporary World Cinema - Toronto IFF