Review: ‘THE LOVERS AND THE DESPOT’ has the makings of a madcap dark comedy – only it’s a true-life tale

Review: ‘THE LOVERS AND THE DESPOT’ has the makings of a madcap dark comedy – only it’s a true-life tale

Courtney Howard // Film Critic THE LOVERS AND THE DESPOT | 1h 38min | NR Directed by: Ross Adam, Robert Cannan The logline for directors Rob Cannan and Ross Adam’s riveting documentary THE LOVERS AND THE DESPOT sounds like a darkly comedic fictional madcap caper; a recently-divorced pair of filmmakers is abducted and...

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