Night of the Kings (2020)
February 3, 2021 1:22 PM - Subscribe

Set in Abidjan's MACA prison, the aging Black Beard, in attempt to maintain control over his fellow inmates, resorts to a story ritual, wherein one prisoner is forced to tell a story. But after the story ends, the story teller must die.
posted by miss-lapin (3 comments total)
This film was selected as the Ivorian entry for the Best International Feature Film at the 93rd Academy Awards.
posted by miss-lapin at 1:23 PM on February 3, 2021

Argh forgot to mention “Night of the Kings” marks the third Oscar submission by the Ivory Coast. The first was “Black and White in Color” in 1976, which went on to win the Academy Award for best foreign language film. The other film was Lacôte’s debut feature, “Run" in 2014.
posted by miss-lapin at 1:26 PM on February 3, 2021

aaah merci!
posted by ChuraChura at 5:31 PM on February 3, 2021 [1 favorite]

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