The White King (2016) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The White King

Alex Helfrecht, Jörg Tittel, 2016

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The White King
György Dragomán, 2005

The White King is a movie directed by Alex Helfrecht and Jörg Tittel in 2016 and based on the book of the same name by György Dragomán, first published in 2005. The movie features Lorenzo Allchurch, Jonathan Pryce, Olivia Williams, Fiona Shaw, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Greta Scacchi, and others.

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RATING

5.8

/ 10

Movie Poster: The White King (Alex Helfrecht, Jörg Tittel, 2016)

7.9

/ 10

Book Cover: The White King (György Dragomán, 2005)

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Storyline

Djata is a 12-year-old boy growing up in a dystopian territory called Homeland, under a dictatorship and without access to the rest of the world. His father, Peter, tells him of the true nature of Homeland as well as of a treasure guarded by a man named Pickaxe. Peter is later taken away by two government agents, leading to him and Djata’s mother being labelled traitors by the government and the citizenry.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The White King, the 2016 movie by Alex Helfrecht and Jörg Tittel

Year

2016

Minutes

89

Movie Rate

5.80

Source: IMDb

Cover of The White King, the 2005 book by György Dragomán

Year

2005

Pages

320

Book Rate

7.92

S: Goodreads

Book

The White King

Original title: A fehér király

Country: Hungary

First published in: 2005

Length: 320 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of The White King, the 2016 movie by Alex Helfrecht and Jörg Tittel

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Cover of The White King, the 2005 book by György Dragomán

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Poster of The White King, the 2016 movie by Alex Helfrecht and Jörg Tittel

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book

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Cover of The White King, the 2005 book by György Dragomán

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