European Film Festival Paris
from 17 to 31 March 2022
European Film Festival Paris
from 17 to 31 March 2022

Vivre comme un roi

by Florent Trochel

(Fiction, France, 2021, 20', C, En ST) with Amir Masjidi, Omid Amini, Mayahnullah Safizada, Lucie Brandsma

Vivre comme un roi

In a small French town, three young Afghans, Amir, Omid and Mayha, have lost the key to the flat where they were to spend the night. Pushed to the edge of a river, they move on according to circumstances and encounters. One of them claims to be a king.


Florent Trochel
Florent Trochel

Florent Trochel studied film at Le Fresnoy, the national studio for contemporary arts, in 2006-2008. He is currently developing his first feature film. He is also the author of several plays and short films. As part of a residency at Radio France, he is co-director of an opera and several concert shows. He also directed filmed versions of shows by Joël Pommerat, Ilka Schönbein and Nicolas Liautard for Arte and France Télévisions.

Other movies: Competition Prix Sauvage Corto