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  
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 82%  on  Rotten Tomatoes
Flixter 80%  on  Flixter
Box Office Data
# Weeks 15
# Total Gross $3.9M
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A United Kingdom
Theatrical Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Theatrical Distributor: Gulf Film, LLC
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
8 star rating 8
This is a surprisingly enjoyable movie. I went to see it because I like the two leads (who were both in the cast of Jack Reacher) and because I'm an avid reader...
9 star rating 9
Excellent movie about an extraordinary true event. A story with meaning for the ages and our current times. We're all the same under the skin.