A United Kingdom

BBFC Classification: 12A - Suitable for 12 years and over
Year: 2016
Director: Amma Asante
Performers: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Jack Davenport
Genre: Drama, biography, romance
Duration: 1 hr 51 min
BBFC Advice: Contains racist language and moderate violence

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Based on extraordinary true events. In 1947, Seretse Khama, the King of Botswana, met Ruth Williams, a London office worker. They were a perfect match, yet their proposed marriage was challenged not only by their families but by the British and South African governments. The latter had recently introduced the policy of apartheid and found the notion of a bi-racial couple ruling a neighbouring country intolerable. South Africa threatened the British: either thwart the couple or be denied access to South African uranium and gold and face the risk of South Africa invading Botswana