The King

The King

Documentary Emmy award-winning documentary film-maker Eugene Jarecki draws striking parallels between the career of Elvis Presley and the precarious state of America following the Great Depression. The King charts the rock'n'roll singer's rise and inglorious fall beneath the bright lights of Las Vegas, exploring how he managed to market blues to white audiences at a time of social unrest and inequality. The film was shot as Donald Trump was making his bid for the White House.

Directed by Eugene Jarecki

Starring James Carville, Alec Baldwin, Tony Brown


108 mins
15 certificate

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