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Toronto, 1899. Aspiring young politician Mackenzie King (Dan Beirne) dreams of becoming thePrime Minister of Canada. But his romantic vacillation between a British soldier and a Frenchnurse, exacerbated by a fetishistic obsession, may well bring about his downfall. In his quest forpower, King must gratify the expectations of his imperious Mother, the hawkish fantasies of awar-mongering Governor-General, and the utopian idealism of a Québécois mystic before facingone, final test of leadership. Culminating in an epic battle between good and evil, King learnsthat disappointment may be the defining characteristic of the twentieth century!

  • Year
  • Runtime
    90 min
  • Language
  • Country
  • Premiere
    2019 Toronto International Film Festival
  • Rating
    Not Rated
  • Director
    Matthew Rankin
  • Screenwriter
    Matthew Rankin
  • Producer
    Gabrielle Tougas-Fréchette, Ménaïc Raoul
  • Cast
    Daniel Beirne, Sarianne Cormier, MikhaÏl Ahooja, Catharine St - Laurent, Sean Cullen, Trevor Anderson
  • Cinematographer
    Vincent Biron
  • Editor
    Matthew Rankin
  • Production Design
    Dany Boivin
  • Sound Design
    Sacha Ratcliffe
  • Music
    Christophe Lamarche-Ledoux, Peter Venne