A United Kingdom

A true love story that inspired the world.


A United Kingdom
This biopic is about Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana, who was destined to become King. He caused a domestic and international stir when he married a white woman from London in the late 1940s. He returned home, and eventually led his country to independence from Britain, changing his role from king to President.

111 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Prejudice).
Biographical, Drama, Romance, On the art circuit
Not much of a palace, is it?...
Not much of a palace, is it?...

Credits

Cast
David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Jack Davenport, Tom Felton, Laura Carmichael, Terry Pheto, Jessica Oyelowo
Director
Amma Asante
ScreenplayGuy Hibbert
MusicPatrick Doyle
CinematographySam McCurdy
EditingJonathan Amos, Jon Gregory
Sound formats
Made in2016
Produced byFilm United, Harbinger Pictures, Pathé, Perfect Weekend, Yoruba Saxon Productions

IMDB page

Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama, romance
LanguageLow to mild, infrequent
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceLow inpact, infrequent
PrejudiceLow impact and infrequent
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG-13 for some language including racial epithets and a scene of sensuality
Runtime111
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.



Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Shingai Darangwa quote iconLove conquers all in clash of kingdoms.
15
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconLiefde blom midde-in woelinge.
15
Metacritic.com
14 critics
13
Rottentomatoes critics
39 critics
13
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconWell-acted, solidly crafted, and all-around worthy, A United Kingdom presents an absorbing look at a singular true-life love story.
18

What the People say

Internet
818 Netizens
13

Average .. 73%

15




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