A deliciously entertaining look at Lord Glenconner, a Scottish lord who bought
the tiny Caribbean island of Mustique in 1956 for a song and turned it into
a playground for the rich and famous, including Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Tommy
Hilfiger, and various British royalty such as Princess Margaret and Prince Andrew.
But in the late '70s the "Jet-Set Monarch" ran out of money, lost
control of his island, and was banished to nearby St. Lucia.
Director Joseph Bullman and producer Vikram Jayanti (When We Were Kings) follow
the indomitable Glenconner as he visits Mustique for the first time in ten years.
Equal parts high comedy and shock theatre, his return stirs up old animosities
and creates new ones. Hilarious, pathetic, sly and charming, Lord Glenconner
may be one man's argument for reviving the guillotine and another's swan song
for "this blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England."
"Lord Glenconner is the Basil Fawlty of the aristocracy!" -London Daily Mail
"Like Alec Guinness playing Lawrence of the Caribbean! " -New York Observer
"Astonishing, brilliant, hilarious! " -Time Out London
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Release Year : 2000
Running Time: 78 minutes