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Perceptive, probing and ultimately devastating, 'The King' is for anyone who cares about where this country has been and where it's headed.
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The King

Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, two-time Sundance Grand Jury winner Eugene Jarecki’s new film takes the King’s 1963 Rolls-Royce on a musical road trip across America. From Memphis to New York, Las Vegas, and beyond, the journey traces the rise and fall of Elvis as a metaphor for the country he left behind. In this groundbreaking film, Jarecki paints a visionary portrait of the state of the American Dream and a penetrating look at how the hell we got here. A diverse cast of Americans, both famous and not, join the journey.

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Playhouse 7 Jul 21st thru Jul 22nd
Monica Film Center ending Jul 19th
Rated R
Runtime: 107 min
Language: English
FEATURED REVIEW: Gwen Ihnat, AV Club
The American Dream is a conceit that’s woven into the fabric of the country: Anyone can come to the U.S., and through hard work and diligence, accomplish anything they set out to do. It’s also almost a complete fabrication, as evidenced by the fact that the majority of th...

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