The President tells the story of a dictator forced to escape after a coup d'etat.
He brings his five-year-old grandson with him and, dressed up like street musicians, they cross the Country heading towards the sea, where a boat will take them somewhere safe. In his journey the President meets ordinary people and ex prisoners who all hate the overthrown dictator but, when they find out that the President is the man in front of them, they will all help him to run away.
Best Feature, Chicago International Film Festival, Chicago, USA, 2014
Best Feature Film, Beirut Film Festival, Beirut, Lebanon, 2014
Audience Award at Tokyo FILMeX, Tokyo, Japan, 2014
Opened Goa and Tbilisi Festivals, India and Georgia, 2014
Opened the Orizzonti section of the Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy, 2014
Nominated for Best Film, Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy, 2014
Nominated for Best Film, London Film Festival, London, UK, 2014
Nominated for Best Performance by an Actor, Asia Pacific Screen Awards, Brisbane, Australia, 2014
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