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A United Kingdom [Blu-ray/DVD] [2 Discs] [2016]

SKU:5873509
Release Date:06/06/2017
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    Overview

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    98% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (47 out of 48)

    Special Features


    • Filming in Botswana
    • London Film Festival opening night gala premiere
    • Making of
    • The legacy of Seretse and Ruth
    • Closed Captioned

    Synopsis


    A United Kingdom
    Dramatization of the real-life romance between white Londoner Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike) and African law student Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo), who began their love affair in 1947 when Williams was unaware that Khama was the heir apparent to the throne of the Bamangwato tribe of the British protectorate of Bechuanaland (modern-day Botswana). After deciding to marry, the couple return to Africa so he can assume his royal duties, but their interracial marriage faces opposition from both Khama's family and neighboring South Africa, whose apartheid government leans on Britain to break up their union. ~ Violet LeVoit, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • David Oyelowo
      David Oyelowo - Seretse Khama
    • Rosamund Pike
      Rosamund Pike - Ruth Williams
    • Jack Davenport
      Jack Davenport - Alistair Canning
    • Tom Felton
      Tom Felton - Rufus Lancaster
    • Laura Carmichael
      Laura Carmichael - Muriel




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