The Prince (El Principe) (2019) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Prince (El Principe)2019

The Prince (El Principe) (2019)




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San Bernardo, Chile, 1970. One drunken night, Jaime, a lonely and narcissistic 20 year-old, stabs his best friend in what seems to have been a fit of passion. Sentenced to prison, he will meet "The Stallion", an older and respected man in whom Jaime will find protection, revealing a deep need for tenderness and recognition. Behind bars, Jaime will become "The Prince", learning about love and loyalty with The Stallion in a close relationship of "black love," as it's called in jail, all the while facing the violent power struggle inside the prison.

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Gastón Pauls
as El Che Pibe
Sebastián Ayala
as El Abandonado
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Critic Reviews for The Prince (El Principe)

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (2)

If you would like a movie with really beautifully lit nudity, then this is definitely the movie for you this week.

July 8, 2020 | Full Review…

Filled to the brim with barely clothed men but nary an idea...

September 11, 2019 | Full Review…

Life on the inside

July 24, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

While it's perhaps too full-on for mainstream audiences, the film has a riveting power that brings out some haunting underlying themes.

July 21, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Gritty, '70s-set gay prison drama El Principe mixes brutal violence with surprising tenderness.

July 9, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The Prince will stay with you long after its credits roll, a metallic aftertaste, a weight on the soul.

July 4, 2020 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

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