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

Title
The last king of Scotland [videorecording (DVD)]

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

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.

Contents
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.

Abstract
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.

Format
Video disc

General Note
Based on the book : Last king of Scotland / by Giles Foden.
 
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006.
 
Presented in a letterbox widescreen format preserving the aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition.
 
Special features: Commentary by director Kevin MacDonald [audio feature]; Deleted scenes (12 min.); Capturing Idi Amin [featurette] (29 min.); Forest Whitaker "Idi Amin" [interview] (6 min.); Fox Movie Channel presents Casting Session: The Last King of Scotland (9 min.); Theatrical trailer (2 min.).


Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeStatus
DVDDRAMA LAST DVD32530606907010Fiction Movie Collection