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The Resource A united kingdom, 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

A united kingdom, 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

Label
A united kingdom
Title
A united kingdom
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Sam McCurdy; editors, Jon Gregory, Jonathan Amos; music, Patrick Doyle
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some language including racial epithets and a scene of sensuality
Language note
English dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.U55 2017
PerformerNote
David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Jack Davenport, Tom Felton, Nicholas Lyndhurst
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1952-
  • 1948-
  • 1979-
  • 1973-
  • 1987-
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Asante, Amma
  • Hibbert, Guy
  • McCallum, Rick
  • Heslop, Peter
  • Green, Brunson
  • Moore-Lewy, Justin
  • Mason, Charlie
  • Oyelowo, David
  • Pike, Rosamund
  • Davenport, Jack
  • Felton, Tom
  • McCurdy, Sam
  • Gregory, Jon
  • Amos, Jonathan
  • Doyle, Patrick
  • Williams, A. Susan
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Pathé Productions
  • BBC Films
  • Ingenious Media
  • British Film Institute
  • Studio Canal+
  • Ciné+ (France)
  • Yoruba Saxon Productions
  • Harbinger Pictures (Firm)
  • Perfect Weekend (Firm)
  • Film United (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
111
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Khama, Seretse
  • Khama, Ruth
  • Presidents
  • Presidents' spouses
  • Interracial marriage
  • Interracial marriage
  • Racism
  • Botswana
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Africa
Technique
live action
Label
A united kingdom, 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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based upon the book "Colour bar" by Susan Williams
  • Wide screen (2.39:1)
  • Bonus features: Making of; Filming in Botswana; The legacy of Seretse and Ruth; London Film Festival opening night gala premiere; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn983798902
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543379072
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2337907
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o983798902
  • (OCoLC)983798902
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, 2.39:1 widescreen; 5.1 Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A united kingdom, 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
Note
  • Based upon the book "Colour bar" by Susan Williams
  • Wide screen (2.39:1)
  • Bonus features: Making of; Filming in Botswana; The legacy of Seretse and Ruth; London Film Festival opening night gala premiere; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn983798902
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543379072
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2337907
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o983798902
  • (OCoLC)983798902
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, 2.39:1 widescreen; 5.1 Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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