A United Kingdom



2016 - USA / UK / Czech Republic

Certificate 12A - Biography, Drama, Romance

Featuring: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Tom Felton, Charlotte Hope, Jack Davenport, Laura Carmichael, Jessica Oyelowo
Directed by: Amma Asante

Running Time: 1 hr 51 mins

Starring David Oyelowo (Selma) and Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl); and directed by Amma Asante (Belle), A UNITED KINGDOM tells the inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the king of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker that 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.