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King Matthew I

Wanda Jakubowska
Król Maciuś I
Poland 1957 / 89’

A meditative fairy tale, which describes the mechanisms of power in a funny way, through the adventures of a ten-year-old king. After the death of his father, the new king of a fictional state is a little boy named Matt. His reforms and manner of governing are equally high-minded and naive. The child-king causes many perturbing events, but he is rescued from expulsion to a desert island by the people...

Wanda Jakubowska

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