The Resource The last king of Scotland, Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films and FilmFour present ; in association with the UK Film Council and Scottish Screen ; a Cowboy Films/Slate Films production with Tatfilm ; produced by Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel ; screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock ; directed by Kevin Macdonald

The last king of Scotland, Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films and FilmFour present ; in association with the UK Film Council and Scottish Screen ; a Cowboy Films/Slate Films production with Tatfilm ; produced by Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel ; screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock ; directed by Kevin Macdonald

Label
The last king of Scotland
Title
The last king of Scotland
Statement of responsibility
Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films and FilmFour present ; in association with the UK Film Council and Scottish Screen ; a Cowboy Films/Slate Films production with Tatfilm ; produced by Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel ; screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock ; directed by Kevin Macdonald
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Nick Garrigan has just graduated from medical school in his native Scotland. Seeking a change, he travels to 1970's era Uganda with the vague but well-intentioned notion of providing aid to the impoverished locals. After aiding newly-appointed dictator Idi Amin in a car collision, Amin asks Nick to serve as his personal physician
Awards note
2007 Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker-Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role; 2007 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards winners Forest Whitaker-Best Actor in a Leading Role; Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock-Best Screenplay-Adapted; Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel, Kevin Macdonald, Peter Morgan, Jeremy Brock-Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Last king of Scotland (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Anthony Dod Mantle ; edited by Justine Wright ; music by Alex Heffes ; production designer, Michael Carlin ; costume designer, Michael O'Connor ; special effects supervisor, Sebastian Bulst ; visual effects supervisors, John Lockwood, Steve Street
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated R; for some strong violence and gruesome images, sexual content and language
Language note
In English (5.1 Dolby Surround) or Spanish (Dolby Surround) with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned in English
PerformerNote
Forest Whitaker(Idi Amin), James McAvoy (Nicholas Garrigan), Kerry Washington (Kay Amin), Simon McBurney (Stone), David Oyelowo (Dr. Junju), Stephen Rwangyezi (Jonah Wasswa), Gillian Anderson (Sarah Merrit)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1967-
  • 1963-
  • 1959-
  • 1979-
  • 1977-
  • 1968-
  • 1967-
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  • Macdonald, Kevin
  • Morgan, Peter
  • Brock, Jeremy
  • Calderwood, Andrea
  • Bryer, Lisa
  • Steel, Charles
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • McAvoy, James
  • Washington, Kerry
  • McBurney, Simon
  • Oyelowo, David
  • Rwangyezi, Stephen
  • Anderson, Gillian
  • Foden, Giles
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • DNA Films
  • FilmFour (Firm)
  • UK Film Council
  • Scottish Screen (Organization)
  • Cowboy Films
  • Slate Films
  • Tatfilm (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
123
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  • Foden, Giles
  • Amin, Idi
  • Amin, Idi
  • Foden, Giles
  • Amin, Idi
  • Amin, Idi
  • Amin, Idi
  • Dictators
  • Physician and patient
  • Uganda
  • Uganda
  • Uganda
  • Genocide
  • Dictators
  • Genocide
  • Physician and patient
  • Politics and government
  • Uganda
  • Physician and patient
  • Dictators
  • Despotism
  • Uganda
  • Physician and patient
  • Genocide
  • Dictators
  • Despotism
  • Uganda
  • Uganda
  • Uganda
  • Physician and patient
  • Dictators
  • Despotism
  • Uganda
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The last king of Scotland, Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films and FilmFour present ; in association with the UK Film Council and Scottish Screen ; a Cowboy Films/Slate Films production with Tatfilm ; produced by Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel ; screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock ; directed by Kevin Macdonald
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel The last king of Scotland by Giles Foden
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006
  • Aspect ratio 2.35:1
  • Special features: Commentary by director Kevin MacDonald [audio feature]; Deleted scenes (12 min.); Capturing Idi Amin [featurette] (29 min.); Forest Whitaker "Idi Amin" [interview] (6 min.); Fox Movie Channel presents Casting Session: The Last King of Scotland (9 min.); Theatrical trailer (2 min.)
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
Contents
Off to Africa -- Busy time -- Unlikely candidate -- New boss -- Scotsman -- Married woman -- Summons -- Black power -- Doctor/philosopher -- Unique relationship -- Symbol of the future -- President's son -- Fantastic gift -- Traitor in the ranks -- Closest advisor -- Missing -- Uganda's embrace -- Having some fun -- Good advice -- White monkey -- Nobody -- Only choice -- Charming the press -- This is what happens -- Entebbe Airport -- Another man's wife -- Friend in need -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm81984531
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543407201
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2240720
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)81984531
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital Surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The last king of Scotland, Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films and FilmFour present ; in association with the UK Film Council and Scottish Screen ; a Cowboy Films/Slate Films production with Tatfilm ; produced by Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel ; screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock ; directed by Kevin Macdonald
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel The last king of Scotland by Giles Foden
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006
  • Aspect ratio 2.35:1
  • Special features: Commentary by director Kevin MacDonald [audio feature]; Deleted scenes (12 min.); Capturing Idi Amin [featurette] (29 min.); Forest Whitaker "Idi Amin" [interview] (6 min.); Fox Movie Channel presents Casting Session: The Last King of Scotland (9 min.); Theatrical trailer (2 min.)
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
Contents
Off to Africa -- Busy time -- Unlikely candidate -- New boss -- Scotsman -- Married woman -- Summons -- Black power -- Doctor/philosopher -- Unique relationship -- Symbol of the future -- President's son -- Fantastic gift -- Traitor in the ranks -- Closest advisor -- Missing -- Uganda's embrace -- Having some fun -- Good advice -- White monkey -- Nobody -- Only choice -- Charming the press -- This is what happens -- Entebbe Airport -- Another man's wife -- Friend in need -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm81984531
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543407201
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2240720
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)81984531
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital Surround
Video recording format
DVD

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