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Mon Roi

  • Film
  • 3 out of 5 stars
Mon Roi
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Time Out says

3 out of 5 stars

A powerful French drama about a woman who falls for a self-obsessed man

This French drama about a woman (Emmanuelle Bercot) caught in a destructive relationship with a deeply charismatic but narcissistic man (Vincent Cassel, playing the ‘my king’ of the title) wears its heart a little too much on its sleeve. But it also manages to pack a punch, and the lead performances from Bercot and Cassel are strong. The director and co-writer is Maïwenn, who’s unafraid of grand gestures and big emotional moments: her observations about why people stay in difficult, damaging relationships feel essentially true

Dave Calhoun
Written by
Dave Calhoun

Release Details

  • Release date:Friday 27 May 2016
  • Duration:124 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Maïwenn
  • Screenwriter:Maïwenn, Etienne Comar
  • Cast:
    • Vincent Cassel
    • Louis Garrel
    • Emmanuelle Bercot
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