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A United Kingdom (2016)

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Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s.

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Alistair Canning
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Rufus Lancaster
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Muriel Williams
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Naledi Khama
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Lady Lilly Canning
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Tshekedi Khama
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Olivia Lancaster
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Ella Khama
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Tony Benn
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Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s.

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Rated PG-13 for some language including racial epithets and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »

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A United Kingdom: L'amore che ha cambiato la storia  »

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$66,510 (USA) (10 February 2017)

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Bits and pieces of this story is told in Alexander McCall Smith's best selling "Number 1 Ladies Detective" series. See more »

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The Chevrolet that the prince and his new bride were travelling around in displayed faded paintwork, but at the time the event was taking place, it would have been a new car. See more »

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Seretse Khama: [From trailer] No man is free who is not master of himself.
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Featured in Film '72: Episode #45.8 (2016) See more »

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No Baby, No Nobody But You
Lyrics and Music by Seger Ellis
Performed by Stan Kenton and June Christy
Published by EMI United Partnership Ltd/EMI Music Publishing Ltd
Licensed Courtesy of Capitol Records Inc.
Under Licence from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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I was not all that impressed outside of learning something I did not know.
18 February 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Their story was amazing. A king of an African country experience apartheid because of his country's closeness to South Africa. The only reason he could eat in restaurants and go see a movie in his country was because he was king, but any old white dude did not need such a large stature to do the same (It's like that Chris Rock joke about how he could only live in the neighborhood he lives in cause he's a famous comedian while his white neighbor is just a Dentist).

The king gets educated in Britain and meets a white woman that captures his heart like no other, which opens up a new can of worms for his country facing apartheid.

Though I did learn something new, I should point out that overall this movie is a love story. The focus of the story is more about love conquers all, and I'm not sure how accurately the film is, but it's definitely a very sweet film, about the challenges of Interracial marriage in a time and place that did not want these two to be together.

For that it was a good movie to see, hard to say which is better This or Loving, which is about the same thing, but I thinking Loving had some better acting. David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike could have done better.

Very OK.

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