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The Realm (El Reino)

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  • Tickets: Free but ticketed
  • Date: Tue, 12th Nov 2019
  • Time: 15:30 - 17:42
  • Duration: 132 mins
  • Venue: The Gate Cinema Cork City
  • Director: Rodrigo Sorogoyen
  • Country: Spain, France
  • Language(s): Subtitled
  • Year: 2019

Manuel Lopez-Vidal (Antonio de la Torre) is a regional Spanish politician whose loyalty to his party has been rewarded with a place at the table and an extravagant lifestyle. When a newspaper threatens to expose the party’s corruption, Manuel finds himself the scapegoat. Faced with destruction, he fights back by whistleblowing to the press. A clever, twisting plot and rapid-fire dialogue create a rollercoaster ride in which the political old school is pitted against a young pretender brought in to try and clean things up from Madrid. Sorogoyen’s high-speed political thriller will leave you barely drawing breath. FC
Free but ticketed. LUX Film Prize Official Selection
Photo: Julio Vergne

Best Director, Best Actor (Antonio de la Torre)
Best Original Screenplay, Goya Awards, 2019

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The Gate Cinema Cork City
The Gate Cinema, North Main Street
Cork City, Cork T12 KN88 Ireland
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