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Title A united kingdom [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; Pathé, BBC Films, Ingenious Films and BFI present ; with the participation of Canal+ and Ciné+ ; a Yoruba Saxon/Harbinger Pictures/Perfect Weekend/Film United production ; directed by Amma Asante ; screenplay by Guy Hibbert ; produced by Rick McCallum, David Oyelowo, Peter Heslop, Brunson Green, Justin Moore-Lewy, Charlie Mason ; an Amma Asante film.

Publication Info. [Los Angeles, California] : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    UNI    Available
 GDL Montrose Library DVD    UNI    Available
Description 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical surround Dolby digital 5.1 rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture.
System Details DVD, region 1, 2.39:1 widescreen presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital.
Language English dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities.
Cast David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Jack Davenport, Tom Felton, Nicholas Lyndhurst.
Credits Cinematography, Sam McCurdy; editors, Jon Gregory, Jonathan Amos; music, Patrick Doyle.
Note Based upon the book "Colour bar" by Susan Williams.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for some language including racial epithets and a scene of sensuality.
Summary Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.
Note Bonus features: Making of; Filming in Botswana; The legacy of Seretse and Ruth; London Film Festival opening night gala premiere; theatrical trailer.
Subject Khama, Seretse, Sir, 1921-1980 -- Drama.
Khama, Ruth, 1924-2002 -- Drama.
Presidents -- Botswana -- Drama.
Presidents' spouses -- Botswana -- Drama.
Interracial marriage -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Interracial marriage -- Botswana -- Drama.
Racism -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Botswana -- Politics and government -- Drama.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1945-1964 -- Drama.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Africa -- Drama.
Africa -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Romance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Added Author Asante, Amma, 1969- film director.
Hibbert, Guy, screenwriter.
McCallum, Rick, 1952- film producer.
Heslop, Peter (Producer), film producer.
Green, Brunson, film producer.
Moore-Lewy, Justin, film producer.
Mason, Charlie, film producer.
Oyelowo, David, film producer, actor.
Pike, Rosamund, 1979- actor.
Davenport, Jack, 1973- actor.
Felton, Tom, 1987- actor.
McCurdy, Sam, director of photography.
Gregory, Jon (Film editor), editor of moving image work.
Amos, Jonathan, editor of moving image work.
Doyle, Patrick, 1953- composer (expression)
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Williams, A. Susan. Colour bar.
Fox Searchlight Pictures, presenter.
Pathé Productions, presenter.
BBC Films, presenter.
Ingenious Media, presenter.
British Film Institute, presenter.
Studio Canal+, presenter.
Ciné+ (France), presenter.
Yoruba Saxon Productions, production company.
Harbinger Pictures (Firm), production company.
Perfect Weekend (Firm), production company.
Film United (Firm), production company.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., publisher.
Standard No. 024543379072
Music No. 2337907 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

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