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A King in New York

G Comedy

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Also showing at Coorparoo, Portside

Synopsis

Fleeing revolution in his country, a European monarch seeks refuge in 1950s New York City. His corrupt Prime Minister having left him penniless, King Shahdov even stars in TV commercials to fund his living expenses. Meeting a boy whose parents are being persecuted by the House Committee on Un-American Activities, he takes the homeless ten-year old under his wing, but soon after is summoned to his own HUAC hearing. Hilarious mayhem ensues, but the boy’s fate is not quite as carefree.

Release Date 5 May 2022
Running Time 1hr 45m
Rating G | The content is very mild in impact
Director Charles Chaplin

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