Djata is a care-free 12-year-old growing up in a brutal dictatorship shut off from the outside world. When the government imprisons his father, Peter, and Djata and his mother Hannah are labeled traitors, the boy will not rest until he sees his father again.

THE WHITE KING is a dystopian drama based on the award winning novel published in 28 languages. The cast includes Agyness Deyn, Jonathan Pryce, Ross Partridge, Fiona Shaw, Greta Scacchi, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Olivia Williams and, in the role of Djata, Lorenzo Allchurch.