The King of Escape


1h 33m 2009

Brief Synopsis

When a gay, middle-aged tractor salesman, Armand, saves a 16-year-old girl, Curly, from a bunch of thugs, she becomes smitten with her rescuer and entices him to help her run away from home. Bored with his situation in life, Armand agrees, and the two embark on a romp across southwestern France.

Film Details

Also Known As
King of Escape, King of Escapism, The, Le roi de l'evasion, Roi de l'évasion, Le
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Foreign
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Arte; Les Films Du Losange; Les Films Du Worso; SOFICA Cofinova
Distribution Company
Agora Films (Switzerland); Agora Films (Switzerland); Les Films De L'Elysee; Les Films De L'Elysee; Les Films Du Losange
Location
France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

When a gay, middle-aged tractor salesman, Armand, saves a 16-year-old girl, Curly, from a bunch of thugs, she becomes smitten with her rescuer and entices him to help her run away from home. Bored with his situation in life, Armand agrees, and the two embark on a romp across southwestern France.

Film Details

Also Known As
King of Escape, King of Escapism, The, Le roi de l'evasion, Roi de l'évasion, Le
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Foreign
Release Date
2009
Production Company
Arte; Les Films Du Losange; Les Films Du Worso; SOFICA Cofinova
Distribution Company
Agora Films (Switzerland); Agora Films (Switzerland); Les Films De L'Elysee; Les Films De L'Elysee; Les Films Du Losange
Location
France

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States April 11, 2014

Released in United States October 2009

Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 8-16, 2009.

Limited Release in United States April 11, 2014

Released in United States October 2009 (Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 8-16, 2009.)