Tudor King

Tudor King

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This short film is based on a short story by Canadian author Rudy Wiebe about a man who fantasizes about being a British king. His “court” is situated in an abandoned house on a frozen prairie. A little boy, wandering by after school, is invited in to meet this royal pretender to the throne. The man’s delusion, intensity, and paranoia are depicted in a sombre, haunting atmosphere set to an enthralling classical score.

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Tudor King, Allan Kroeker, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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Credits
  • director
    Allan Kroeker
  • screenplay
    Allan Kroeker
  • cinematography
    Allan Kroeker
  • editing
    Allan Kroeker
  • producer
    Jerry Krepakevich
  • executive producer
    Michael Scott
  • sound
    Leon Johnson
  • sound editing
    Ken Rodeck
  • re-recording
    Clive Perry
  • music
    Randolph Peters
  • cast
    Jay Brazeau
    Budd Knapp
    Martin Lockwood