The Kingmaker

Sunday 1st March 11:15 AM - Alhambra
The Kingmaker
Director:Lauren Greenfield
Cert:15 Year: 2019 Length:100mins
Together with her husband Ferdinand, Imelda Marcos stockpiled assets worth an estimated $5-10 billion from the Filipino people – not to mention that notorious wardrobe-full of shoes.

Yet despite that breathtaking corruption and the brutality of Marcos' martial law-imposing regime, Imelda and her son Bongbong, who is bidding for the vice-presidency, are on the comeback trail.

Thanks to Dogwoof


“An acute study of the psychology of power and a portrait of someone with an incredible, almost inviolable sense of entitlement”


“ While the film starts in wry fly-on-the-wall mode, it morphs into something weightier and surreally unsettling - Louis Theroux to Luis Buñuel in 60 minutes flat.”

Robbie Collin, Daily Telegraph

“ As horror stories go, it's sometimes funny. As comedies go, it's pretty horrifying.”

Nigel Andrews, Financial Times







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