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A United Kingdom

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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.

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Based on 21 A United Kingdom reviews, A United Kingdom gets an average review score of 66.
3.5/4
www.philly.comCinema
David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike shine in a rousing political romance.
96d ago
3.5/4
www.rollingstone.comCinema
Interracial romance between British clerk and African royalty highights historical flashpoint – and offers primo acting showcase.
96d ago
B+/A+
ew.comCinema
Twenty years before the U.S. Supreme Court put the marriage of Mildred and Richard Loving on trial, the fate of another interracial couple made headlines around the world: Seret...
96d ago
B/A+
theplaylist.netCinema
After a rough start, then, the film turns into something truly engaging and crowd-pleasing. Asante’s films, at least in this vein, aren’t ever going to be terribly fashionable, ...
96d ago
80/100
www.nytimes.comCinema
While her filmmaking style can sometimes come across as staid, [Ms. Asante's] sense of pace is always acute. The best reason to see A United Kingdom, however, is the performance...
96d ago
80/100
www.hollywoodreporter.comCinema
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/a-united-kingdom-review-927289
96d ago
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A United Kingdom was released on 70d ago in the UK and the US. The upcoming A United Kingdom Blu-ray, DVD and VOD release date is June 6, 2017 in the US and the UK.
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