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The Duke

The Duke

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Roger Michell / GB, 2020 / 95 min.

It only happened once that a painting was stolen from the National Gallery in London. In 1961, 60-year-old taxi driver Kempton Burton stole a Goya, demanding as ransom that the government make television free to watch for all old age pensioners.

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A London taxi driver who wants to write for the stage bombards the BBC with his plans. And turns out to be completely insensitive to the injustice in the world.

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Director

Roger Michell

Production year

2020

Country

GB

Original title

The Duke

Length

95 min.

Language

English

Subtitles

NLD

Format

DCP

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still from The Duke (Roger Michell, GB 2020)
still from The Duke (Roger Michell, GB 2020)

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