David Oyelowo (Selma) and Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) star in this inspiring true story of the forbidden love between the King of Botswana and a white English woman in the 1940s. When they decided to marry just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. But their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.

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Trailers

Trailer
Trailer
Featurette: Ruth Williams

Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
12 Ratings
12 Ratings

83% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 6.8/10
  • Fresh 129
  • Rotten 26

Critics Consensus: Well-acted, solidly crafted, and all-around worthy, A United Kingdom presents an absorbing look at a singular true-life love story.

12+ COMMON SENSE

Beautiful but slightly flat drama about powerful love story.

Information

Studio
Fox Searchlight
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2017 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Audio Description, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
French (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.
AD
Audio description refers to a narration track describing what is happening on screen to provide context for those who are blind or have low vision.

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