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Original title: Kongen av Bastoy
Feature: Norwegian, French, Swedish, Polish
Genre: Drama
Cast: Stellan Skarsgard, Kristoffer Joner, Benjamin Holstad
Running time: 1h55
Year of production: 2010 (Coproduction)
Distributed in France by: Les Films du Losange
Release date in France: 23 novembre 2011
Watch the film on Universciné


Norwegian winter, early 20th century. On the boys home Bastoy, a new inmate leads the boys to a violent uprising against a brutal regime. How far is he willing to go to attain freedom?