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A united kingdom [videorecording] / Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; Path©♭, BBC Films, Ingenious Films and BFI present ; with the participation of Canal+ and Cin©♭+ ; a Yoruba Saxon/Harbinger Pictures/Perfect Weekend/Film United production ; directed by Amma Asante ; screenplay by Guy Hibbert ; produced by Rick McCallum, David Oyelowo, Peter Heslop, Brunson Green, Justin Moore-Lewy, Charlie Mason ; an Amma Asante film.

Asante, Amma, 1969- (film director.). Hibbert, Guy, (screenwriter.). McCallum, Rick, 1952- (film producer.). Heslop, Peter (Producer), (film producer.). Green, Brunson, (film producer.). Moore-Lewy, Justin, (film producer.). Mason, Charlie, (film producer.). Oyelowo, David, (film producer,, actor.). Pike, Rosamund, 1979- (actor.). Davenport, Jack, 1973- (actor.). Felton, Tom, 1987- (actor.). Lyndhurst, Nicholas, (actor.). McCurdy, Sam, (cinematographer.). Gregory, Jon (Film editor), (film editor.). Amos, Jonathan, (film editor.). Doyle, Patrick, 1953- (composer.). Williams, A. Susan. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Colour bar. (Added Author). Fox Searchlight Pictures, (presenter.). Pathé Productions, (presenter.). BBC Films, (presenter.). Ingenious Media, (presenter.). British Film Institute, (presenter.). Studio Canal+, (presenter.). Ciné+ (France), (presenter.). Yoruba Saxon Productions, (production company.). Harbinger Pictures (Firm), (production company.). Perfect Weekend (Firm), (production company.). Film United (Firm), (production company.). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., (publisher.). David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Jack Davenport, Tom Felton, Nicholas Lyndhurst. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Union County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cook Memorial Library - La Grande .

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Summary:

Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande DVD UNI (Text) 35178001640567 Video DVD Branch_Only_3months 07/27/2017 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based upon the book "Colour bar" by Susan Williams.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Wide screen (2.39:1).
Bonus features: Making of; Filming in Botswana; The legacy of Seretse and Ruth; London Film Festival opening night gala premiere; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematography, Sam McCurdy; editors, Jon Gregory, Jonathan Amos; music, Patrick Doyle.
Participant or Performer Note:
David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Jack Davenport, Tom Felton, Nicholas Lyndhurst.
Summary, etc.:
Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some language including racial epithets and a scene of sensuality.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1, 2.39:1 widescreen; 5.1 Dolby Digital 5.1, English descriptive audio 5.1.
Language Note:
English dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video.
Subject: Khama, Seretse, Sir, 1921-1980 > Drama.
Khama, Ruth, 1924-2002 > Drama.
Presidents > Botswana > Drama.
Presidents' spouses > Botswana > Drama.
Interracial marriage > Great Britain > Drama.
Interracial marriage > Botswana > Drama.
Racism > Great Britain > Drama.
Botswana > Politics and government > Drama.
Great Britain > Politics and government > 1945-1964 > Drama.
Great Britain > Foreign relations > Africa > Drama.
Africa > Foreign relations > Great Britain > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Romance films.
Fiction films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Films for people with visual disabilities.
Biographical films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Romance films.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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