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A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom is based on a true story – the story of Seretse Khama, prince of Bechualand (modern day Botswana), who while studying in London falls in love and marries Ruth Williams, a white woman in the late 1940s. 517 more words


Throwback Thursday: 'Gone Girl' (2014)

Amy (Rosamund Pike) explains why women have to act like a ‘cool girl’ to attract a man.

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An unknown story that needed to be told

Film: A United Kingdom

Director: Amma Asante (Belle, 2014)

Writer: Guy Hibbert (Eye in the Sky): from the book Colour Bar… 358 more words

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Review: A United Kingdom (2016)

by Joanna van der Veen

In 1948, a white English bank clerk marries an African prince. The marriage sparks a diplomatic crisis. It throws an entire African nation into turmoil. 635 more words


A United Kingdom: Love In The Time Of The British Empire

This review will contain spoilers.

by Shane Thomas

Once the year in film began with #OscarsSoWhite[1], was it coincidence that 2016 is closing – and 2017 beginning – with a raft of movies featuring people of colour? 1,227 more words

Shane Thomas

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Gone Girl (2014)

***This is going to be a shorter review than usual. Due to the twists and turns in this film, it is very difficult not to include any spoilers for those who haven’t seen it. 683 more words


Plain, Simple Tom reviews . . . "A United Kingdom" (2016)

British director Amma Asante’s film is based on the true story of Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo), heir to the throne of Bechuana Land (Botswana) who falls in love with, and marries, Englishwoman Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike). 805 more words

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