This Magnificent Cake!

2019
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This Magnificent Cake!
GKIDS | Release Date: March 1, 2019 | Not Rated
Summary: In the late 19th century, keen to compete with other European imperial powers on the continent, King Leopold II of Belgium proclaimed, "I do not want to miss a good chance of getting us a slice of this magnificent African cake." The subsequent occupation of the Congo would come to attract a contingent of servants, merchants andIn the late 19th century, keen to compete with other European imperial powers on the continent, King Leopold II of Belgium proclaimed, "I do not want to miss a good chance of getting us a slice of this magnificent African cake." The subsequent occupation of the Congo would come to attract a contingent of servants, merchants and miscellaneous bourgeois driven by everything from insatiable greed to existential fear. From the intimate stories of these characters -- many of whom pass through a luxury hotel in the middle of the jungle - emerges a greater narrative concerning the imperialist mentality. [GKIDS] Expand
Genre(s): Drama, History, Comedy, Animation, Short
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 44 min
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