Dir: Albert Serra | France/Spain/Portugal | 2017 | 115 mins | subtitles
Returning from a hunt in August 1715, King Louis XIV feels a sharp pain in his leg. A severe fever quickly follows and from his bed the king continues to run the country surrounded by doctors, counsellors and loyal followers.
Historical chamber drama depicting the final month in the greatest King of France’s life.
“Jean-Pierre Léaud gives the performance of his career in this powerful, intimate and moving account of the French king’s final days” ***** The Guardian