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Khama's 'happiest hour'

Mmegi Online - 17 Nov 2017
As a new President in 2008, after a decade as Vice President, Khama watched Zimbabwe degenerate into the verge of becoming a failed state with very little to do to reverse the tide except to scream to whoever would care to listen. When the region was ...
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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 long.
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What's on TV this week?: 11.09.17 through 11.15.17

Greeley Tribune - 09 Nov 2017
David Oyelowo ("Selma") and Rosamund Pike ("Gone Girl") star in the principal roles of this 2016 biographical romance, which chronicles the true story of the relationship between Seretse Khama, heir to the throne of Bechuanaland, and Ruth Williams, ...
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Movie review: 'A United Kingdom' split between love and politics

San Antonio Express-News - 02 Mar 2017
“A United Kingdom” tells the true story of the courtship and marriage of an African prince and a white British woman in the years following World War II. Seretse Khama of Bechuanaland (later Botswana) was a student in London when he met Ruth Williams.
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Fact-based marriage drama 'United Kingdom' comes up short on passion

Chicago Daily Herald - 15 Feb 2017
Amma Asante's "A United Kingdom" tells the true story of Seretse Khama and Ruth Williams, whose controversial marriage makes the political conflicts in 2016's mixed-race marriage romance "Loving" look easy-peasy by comparison. In 1948, when Seretse, ...
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Amma Asante just says yes to A United Kingdom

San Diego Reader - 01 Mar 2017
That changed the night David Oyelowo, her friend of 18 years and eventual leading man in A United Kingdom, introduced her to the romance between President of Botswana Seretse Khama and his British bride Ruth Williams. #Ms. Asante and I spoke just ...
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How accurate is David Oyelowo's A United Kingdom?

Radio Times - 25 Nov 2016
The marriage caused ripples amongst the couple's friends, families and even governments, with Ruth's father disowning her and Seretse's Uncle Tshekedi (serving as Regent on the Bechaunaland throne) trying to get the local missionary society to talk his ...
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'A United Kingdom' Film Shows the Grit of a Good Marriage

Verily - 13 Feb 2017
The true love story of Sir Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo) and Ruth Williams Khama (Rosamund Pike) captivated filmmaker Amma Asante, known for such visually stunning, historical romance films as the 2013 film Belle. With positive reviews from the Toronto ...
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Festa di Roma, il red carpet si inaugura con Rosamund Pike

La Repubblica - 25 Oct 2017
Nella sua filmografia anche figure femminili di impegno come nel caso della commedia 'We want sex' sulla parità salariale in Inghilterra e 'United Kingdom', storia di Seretse Khama e Ruth Williams, erede al trono del Botswana e un'impiegata dei Lloyds ...
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“A United Kingdom” and “Land of Mine”

The New Yorker - 06 Feb 2017
For Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike) and Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo), the sighting occurs in London, in 1947. Near the start of “A United Kingdom,” which is based on a true story, they meet at a Missionary Society dance, an event not easily mistaken for ...

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