King Of The Belgians
King Nicolas II of the Belgians is on a state visit to Istanbul when his country falls apart. With a solar storm shutting down air travel...Subscribe Now
King Nicolas II of the Belgians is on a state visit to Istanbul when his country falls apart. With a solar storm shutting down air travel and communications, he must travel by road across the Balkans to save his country.
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Best Film Nominee
Best Film Nominee, Golden Orange
European Comedy Nominee
"...'King of the Belgians' is a delightful, surprisingly respectful ribbing of the incongruity of monarchy, Belgium, and the Balkans."
"...Flemish actor Van den Begin is an inspired choice to play Nicolas III..."
"This feather-light pseudo-mockumentary road movie was evidently inspired by the Icelandic volcano eruption which blocked all air traffic over Europe in the spring of 2010."
"Let’s drop a Belgian King in Istanbul, stir up a natural disaster, spark a political crisis and then launch him on a homeward overland journey, incognito, that features trip-ups, show-downs and moments of grace. Displacement as the essence of comedy...'King Of The Belgians' is road movie about a wayward monarch profoundly lost in the Balkans."