The Empire

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International Trailer

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The Empire (L'Empire)

original title:

L'Empire

directed by:

screenplay:

cinematography:

set design:

costume design:

Alexandra Charles, Carole Chollet

production:

Tessalit Productions, Red Balloon Film, Ascent Film, Novak, Rosa Filmes, Furyo Films, with the support of Canal+, Cine+, Pictanovo, CNC, Eurimages, Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Filmfund Hamburg - Schleswig Holstein

country:

France/Italy/Germany/Belgium/Portugal

year:

2024

format:

colour

status:

Ready (22/01/2024)

festivals & awards:

  • Berlinale 2024: Competition - Silver Bear Jury Prize

From the banal daily life of a fisherman’s village on the Opal Coast, emerges the epic parallel life of knights from interplanetary kingdoms. Rival clans are engaged in fierce and bloody battle following the announcement of the birth of Margat, the resurgent Prince, purple and ugly, the Beast of the Endtimes — located here on the Opal Coast, he is the child of a young couple already separated, as is common to life in a working class neighbourhood…