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Saving the King (Salvar al Rey)

2022
HD
1 Seasons
documentary
original

A story of spies and silent pacts, this fascinating docuseries, told in first person by witnesses and experts, exposes how the machinery of the state is keen to protect the former King of Spain, Juan Carlos I, and conceal his scandals.

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A story of spies and silent pacts, this fascinating docuseries, told in first person by witnesses and experts, exposes how the machinery of the state is keen to protect the former King of Spain, Juan Carlos I, and conceal his scandals.

Episode 1
1. Episode 1

Crowned king in 1975, Juan Carlos I leads Spain into democracy following the rei...

Episode 2
2. Episode 2

In the 1990s, Juan Carlos projects an international image of success, but as our...

Episode 3
3. Episode 3

As Juan Carlos’ scandals come to light, the pressure becomes unbearable, and his...

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documentary, original

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1 Seasons Available (3 Episodes)

Release Year

2022

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Saving the King (Salvar al Rey)

A story of spies, conspiracies, and pacts of silence, Saving the King, as told by witnesses and experts, exposes how the machinery of the state is keen to protect the former King of Spain, Juan Carlos I, and conceal his secrets. Featuring more than 50 first-person interviews with journalists, politicians, ex-secret agents, and a former mistress unknown to this day, the three-part docuseries provides an in-depth look at a seminal period in Spanish history. This intimate portrait of the long-reigning sovereign who ruled from 1975 to 2014 explores a multifaceted and controversial figure a monarch who, they explain, put an end to 40 years of dictatorship under Francisco Franco, but ultimately abdicated and left Spain against his own will, to save the crown.

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