A United Kingdom

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A United Kingdom

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A United Kingdom

Release Date: November 25, 2016

Year    :   2016
Slogan    :   «The true story of a love that shook an empire»
Genres    :   Drama, History
Production Companies    :   Perfect Weekend, Pathé, BFI Film Fund, Yoruba Saxon Productions, Film United, Harbinger Pictures
Director    :   Amma Asante
Producers    :   Rick McCallum, David Oyelowo, Brunson Green, Justin Moore-Lewy, Charlie Mason, Peter Heslop
Writers    :   Guy Hibbert, Susan Williams
RunTime    :   111 mins.
Budget    :   14000000
Revenue    :   13819139

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

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