26th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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Roi Soleil
Roi Soleil
Roi Soleil
Roi Soleil

Roi Soleil

director: Albert Serra
original title: Roi Soleil
country: Spain, Portugal
year: 2018
running time: 61 min.

synopsis

The film is a montage of the filmmaker’s installation featuring the actor Lluís Serrat as King Louis XIV posing his death agony for full seven days in front of visitors at the Graça Brandão gallery. The stertorous monarch spends most of his time rolling on the floor in the austere gallery interiors lit by red light.

biography

Albert Serra (1975) is a distinguished representative of so-called slow cinema. Documentary elements are found in his film The Lord Has Worked Wonders in Me (El senyor ha fet en mi meravelles, 2011, Ji.hlava IDFF 2016).

more about film

director: Albert Serra
cast: Luis Serrat
producer: Albert Serra, Joaquim Sapinho
script: Albert Serra
photography: Artur Tort
editing: Ariadna Ribas, Albert Serra
music: Marc Verdaguer
sound: Jordi Ribas
výprava: Montse Triola
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