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Valentine's Day or Valentine's Nay?

Moviehole - 06 Feb 2018
GET OUT – Nominated for four Academy Awards, Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) meets girlfriend Rose's (Allison Williams) parents on a secluded upstate weekend getaway. Little does he know that the family's overly accommodating behaviour is not an act of ...
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Le film à voir ce soir: A United Kingdom

Le Figaro - 14 Feb 2018
À l'origine de cette adaptation du roman de Susan Williams, il y a l'acteur David Oyelowo (le Martin Luther King de Selma). Captivé par le livre, il a rapidement convaincu son amie la réalisatrice Amma Asante de mettre en scène cette romance impossible ...
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Khama's plans after presidency

WeekendPost (press release) - 18 Dec 2017
Previously, his father was also unable to take the throne first owing to his controversial marriage to British national Ruth Williams, and secondly due to his decision to engage in national politics during the formative years of Botswana. This week ...
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Filmhuis Litserborg draait 'A United Kingdom'

Klaverblad - 28 Jan 2018
Seretse Khama is een jonge, briljante Afrikaanse prins. Hij studeert rechten in het Verenigd Koninkrijk ter voorbereiding op zijn leven als koning van Botswana. Op de Missionary Society Dance ontmoet hij Ruth Williams, een jonge, blanke vrouw van een ...
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Khama's 'happiest hour'

Mmegi Online - 17 Nov 2017
The SADC region later intervened and called for the two to form a government of national unity with Tsvangirai as the Prime Minister. Reports indicate that Khama was a young boy when he and his father, the founding President Sir Seretse Khama, visited ...
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How accurate is David Oyelowo's A United Kingdom?

Radio Times - 25 Nov 2016
The report concluded: “We have no hesitation in finding that, but for his unfortunate marriage, his prospects as Chief are as bright as those of any native in Africa with whom we have come into contact,” but the British Government suppressed it and ...
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Inside Harry's Botswana hideaway

Herald live - 25 Dec 2017
After dinner, guests retreat to a spacious lounge under a canvas awning, its wooden walls decorated with black-and-white photographs, including one of Harry's grandmother and grandfather on a state visit to Botswana. Alongside are family portraits of ...
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Fact-based marriage drama 'United Kingdom' comes up short on passion

Chicago Daily Herald - 15 Feb 2017
Ruth's dad shouts at her in the movie), Great Britain employed a full-court political press to dissolve their relationship, as did South Africa at the beginning of its new government experiment called "apartheid." The British government goes so far as ...
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Movie review: 'A United Kingdom' split between love and politics

San Antonio Express-News - 02 Mar 2017
Yet Rosamund Pike fares worse as Ruth Williams Khama. Pike, who has never been less than charming and has often been turbulent and interesting in her portrayals, seems lost here, all but abandoned by the director and given little to play with by the ...
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Amma Asante just says yes to A United Kingdom

San Diego Reader - 01 Mar 2017
#Narrative cinema rarely unearths heretofore overlooked historical truth, but three of least year's releases — Denial, Hidden Figures, and now A United Kingdom — have their heart set on proving that adage wrong. #Filmmaker Amma Asante (Belle) thought ...
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Fun activities in Plum, Oakmont this week

Tribune-Review - 18 Sep 2017
Set in 1947-55, it retells the true story of the meeting, marriage and personal struggles of Seretse Khama, the hereditary ruler of the British Protectorate of Botswanaland, and British citizen Ruth Williams Khama. The film is PG-13 and 110 minutes ...
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Meghan Markle's Weakness Is Her Celebrity—Not Her Race

Observer - 28 Nov 2017
Last weekend I watched the 2016 movie A United Kingdom, a heart-warming account of how Seretse Khama of Bechuanaland lost his crown for marrying a white woman, Ruth Williams, in 1948. Like all films, some parts were dramatized, but the fury some ...

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