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Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos

Myanmar's living royals reclaim their past

Descendants of the last king, featured in a new film, enjoy growing renown

"We Were Kings" producer Alex Bescoby, left, interviews Soe Win, the great-grandson of the last king of Burma, in Mandalay. (Courtesy of Grammar Productions 2017)

MANDALAY -- "Imagine how angry you would be if you knew you were in a history's whisker of being the king of a country," said 30-year-old British filmmaker and Myanmar history enthusiast Alex Bescoby.

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