The last king of Scotland [videorecording (DVD)]
Macdonald, Kevin, 1967- director

The last king of Scotland [videorecording (DVD)]

Macdonald, Kevin, 1967- director

Publication Information
[London] : DNA Films ; Beverly Hills, CA : Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2007.

Physical Description
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Off to Africa -- Busy time -- Unlikely candidate -- New boss -- Scotsman -- Married woman -- Summons -- Black power -- Doctor/philosopher -- Unique relationship -- Symbol of the future -- President's son -- Fantastic gift -- Traitor in the ranks -- Closest advisor -- Missing -- Uganda's embrace -- Having some fun -- Good advice -- White monkey -- Nobody -- Only choice -- Charming the press -- This is what happens -- Entebbe Airport -- Another man's wife -- Friend in need -- Epilogue.

Nick Garrigan has just graduated from medical school in his native Scotland, seeking a change he travels to 1970's era Uganda with the vague but well-intentioned notion of providing aid to the impovershed locals. After aiding newly-appointed dictator Idi Amin in a car collision, Amin asks Nick to serve as his personal physician.

Personal Subject
Foden, Giles, 1967--Film adaptations.
Amin, Idi, 1925-2003-Drama.

Subject Term
Dictators -- Uganda -- Drama.
Physician and patient -- Uganda -- Drama.
Genocide -- Uganda -- Drama.
Despotism -- Uganda -- Drama.

Geographic Term
Uganda -- Drama.
Uganda -- History -- Drama.
Uganda -- Politics and government -- 1971-1979 -- Drama.
Uganda -- Politics and government -- Drama.

Added Author
Macdonald, Kevin, 1967-
Morgan, Peter, 1963-
Brock, Jeremy, 1959-
Calderwood, Andrea.
Bryer, Lisa.
Steel, Charles
Whitaker, Forest
McAvoy, James, 1979-
Washington, Kerry, 1977-
McBurney, Simon.
Oyelowo, David.
Rwangyezi, Stephen.
Anderson, Gillian, 1968-
Foden, Giles, 1967- Last king of Scotland.

Added Corporate Author
Fox Searchlight Pictures.
DNA Films.
FilmFour (Firm)
UK Film Council.
Scottish Screen (Organization)
Cowboy Films.
Slate Films.
Tatfilm (Firm)
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.

System Details Note
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital Surround.

Target Audience Note
MPAA rating: Rated R; for some strong violence and gruesome images, sexual content and language.

Video disc

General Note
Based on the book : Last king of Scotland / by Giles Foden.

Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
DVDDRAMA LAST DVD32530606907010Main JCPLFiction Movie Collection