A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom (2016)

The true story of a love that shook an empire

  • Genre: Drama, History
  • Release Date: 2016-11-25
  • User Rating: 6.7/10 from 442 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 51min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Perfect Weekend
  • Production Country: Czech Republic, France, United Kingdom, United States of America
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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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    Production Rick McCallum Producer
    Sound Patrick Doyle Original Music Composer
    Editing Jon Gregory Editor
    Production David Oyelowo Producer
    Writing Guy Hibbert Screenplay
    Camera Sam McCurdy Director of Photography
    Editing Jonathan Amos Editor
    Production Brunson Green Producer
    Production Justin Moore-Lewy Producer
    Directing Amma Asante Director
    Production Charlie Mason Producer
    Production Peter Heslop Producer
    Writing Susan Williams Book