Love in Exile (1936)

Genres - Drama, Fantasy, Romance  |   Run Time - 63 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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When a king suddenly abdicates, his subjects are lead to believe that it is for the love of a foreigner in this romance. In reality, he is stepping down so avaricious businessmen can crown their own man king. The deposed monarch spends his exile on the Riviera, while the woman, filled with guilt because he stepped down for her, lives in Holland. Interestingly enough, Edward VIII the King of England abdicated for the love of American woman Wallis Simpson a few weeks after this British film was released.

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abdication [of power], corruption, exile, foreign, king, kingdom, love, power, power-struggle, romance, throne