Roi Soleil

Roi Soleil

Albert Serra is once again drawn by the death rattle of Louis XIV, although this time he does not go for a chamber drama and a baroque decor. Instead, he opts for an aseptic void, a carmine whirlpool that resembles a blood-bathed entryway to hell. Like an indiscreet voyeur of pain and decay, his camera devours every inch of a mortally wounded beast that roars, screams and raves, just before he draws his final breath. Before death, human power will always seem nugatory and ludicrous.
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Direction: Albert Serra
Cinematography: Artur Tort
Editing: Ariadna Ribas, Albert Serra
Sound: Jordi Ribas
Actors: Lluís Serrat
Production: Andergraun Films, Rosa Filmes
Producer/Producers: Albert Serra, Joaquim Sapinho
Executive producer: Montse Triola
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Spain, Portugal
Production Year: 2018
Duration: 62΄
World Sales: Andergraun Films
Awards/Distinctions: Grand Prix International Competition – FID Marseille 2018

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