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The King Is Dead

Max (Dan Wyllie), science teacher, and his wife Therese (Bojana Novakovic), tax accountant, take extreme measures to deal with their loud, lowlife neighbor, a drug dealer who originates many troubles. 
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ABC Radio (Australia)
July 24, 2012
The King is Dead!, while not as brilliant as Bad Boy Bubby or Alexandra's Project, shares with those films a unique and perverse vision of Australian suburbia ... De Heer's always bold, and here he's bold again. The Independent King is certainly not dead.
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September 27, 2012
If this film had a more propulsive plot, veered into Straw Dogs territory and retained its dark laughs, I imagine we would be talking about an Australian classic.
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July 13, 2012
Black comedies rarely come as carefully measured or as full-blooded as this marvellously engaging lark, which is essentially a revenge fantasy for anyone who has ever suffered the prolonged trauma of living with a bad neighbour.
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July 16, 2012
The King is Dead has some great comic asides, and the finale paints Max and Therese into a genuinely dangerous and entertaining corner.
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July 16, 2012
The King is Dead! is a deliciously dark genre mash-up, coy and explorative but tight and insular, sprayed with wry laughs and a genuinely foreboding undertone.
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Onya Magazine
October 17, 2013
The screenplay comes with a wealth of comical gags and observations about suburban life that many audiences should identify with.
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