A United Kingdom - Overview

Genre:   Drama, Historical, Romance  
Opened: Feb 10, 2017     Run Time: 1hr 51min  
Cast: David Oyelowo   Rosamund Pike  Jack Davenport   Tom Felton        
Director: Amma Asante   
Producer: David Oyelowo   Rick McCallum   Justin Moore-Lewy   Brunson Green
Executive Producer: Eleanor Windo   Cameron McCracken   Christine Langan  
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A United Kingdom: A UNITED KINGDOM is based on extraordinary true events. In 1947, Seretse Khama, the King of Botswana, met Ruth Williams, a London office worker. They were a perfect match, yet their proposed marriage was challenged not only by their families but by the British and South African governments. The latter had recently introduced the policy of apartheid and found the notion of a biracial couple ruling a neighboring country intolerable. South Africa t... Read More
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Rotten Tomatoes 84%  on  Rotten Tomatoes
Flixter 81%  on  Flixter
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# Weeks 2
# Total Gross $0.4M
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A United Kingdom
Theatrical Distributor: Gulf Film, LLC
Theatrical Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Production Company: Pathe International
Production Company: BBC Films
Production Company: British Film Institute (BFI)
Production Company: Ingenious Media Services Limited
Production Company: Perfect Weekend
Production Company: Harbinger Pictures
Camera Equipment Provider: Vantage
Lighting & Grip Equipment: Media Film Services
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Although a bit formulaic at times, this love story with a political twist capably tells a tale of little-known history while never losing sight of the romance t...
8 star rating 8
From director Amma Asante comes "A United Kingdom," a film that - with each passing minute - made me feel more and more like a jackass for never having heard of...