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The Resource The last king of Scotland, Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films and Filmfour present in association with UK Film Council and Scottish Screen, a Cowboy Films/Slate Films production ; produced by Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel ; screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock ; directed by Kevin MacDonald, (Blu-ray)

The last king of Scotland, Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films and Filmfour present in association with UK Film Council and Scottish Screen, a Cowboy Films/Slate Films production ; produced by Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel ; screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock ; directed by Kevin MacDonald, (Blu-ray)

Label
The last king of Scotland
Title
The last king of Scotland
Statement of responsibility
Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films and Filmfour present in association with UK Film Council and Scottish Screen, a Cowboy Films/Slate Films production ; produced by Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel ; screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock ; directed by Kevin MacDonald
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A portrayal of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin. Amin's incredible story as seen through the eyes of Nicholas Garrigan, a young Scotsman who becomes the volatile leader's personal physician and trusted confidant. What starts off as a fascinating job soon turns to horror as the doctor realizes what kind of man he really works for
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Anthony Dod Mantle ; editor, Justine Wright ; music, Alex Heffes
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: R; for some strong violence and gruesome images, sexual content and language
  • CHV rating: 18A; brutal violence, gory scenes
Language note
English (DTS-HD 5.1), dubbed French (DTS 5.1), dubbed Portuguese (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.L37 2010
PerformerNote
Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, Simon McBurney, Gillian Anderson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1959-
  • 1967-
  • 1979-
  • 1977-
  • 1968-
  • 1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Calderwood, Andrea
  • Bryer, Lisa
  • Steel, Charles
  • Morgan, Peter
  • Brock, Jeremy
  • Macdonald, Kevin
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • McAvoy, James
  • Washington, Kerry
  • McBurney, Simon
  • Anderson, Gillian
  • Heffes, Alex
  • Foden, Giles
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • DNA Films
  • FilmFour (Firm)
  • UK Film Council
  • Scottish Screen (Organization)
  • Cowboy Films
  • Slate Films
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
123
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Amin, Idi
  • Government physicians
  • Dictators
  • Uganda
  • Uganda
  • Biographical films
  • Historical films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Feature films
Technique
live action
Label
The last king of Scotland, Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films and Filmfour present in association with UK Film Council and Scottish Screen, a Cowboy Films/Slate Films production ; produced by Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel ; screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock ; directed by Kevin MacDonald, (Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Giles Foden
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: 7 deleted scenes with optional commentary by director Kevin MacDonald; "Forest Whitaker Idi Amin" featurette; "Capturing Idi Amin" documentary; Fox Movie Channel presents casting session: The last king of Scotland
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn541026953
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 Blu-ray Disc (123 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543647959
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2264795
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)541026953
System details
Blu-ray disc, region A, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby DTS-HD 5.1 Master surround, Dolby DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, AVC @ 30 MBPS, 50GB, dual-layer, 1080p High Definition; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The last king of Scotland, Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films and Filmfour present in association with UK Film Council and Scottish Screen, a Cowboy Films/Slate Films production ; produced by Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel ; screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock ; directed by Kevin MacDonald, (Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Giles Foden
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
  • Special features: 7 deleted scenes with optional commentary by director Kevin MacDonald; "Forest Whitaker Idi Amin" featurette; "Capturing Idi Amin" documentary; Fox Movie Channel presents casting session: The last king of Scotland
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocn541026953
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 Blu-ray Disc (123 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543647959
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2264795
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)541026953
System details
Blu-ray disc, region A, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby DTS-HD 5.1 Master surround, Dolby DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, AVC @ 30 MBPS, 50GB, dual-layer, 1080p High Definition; requires Blu-ray player
Terms governing use
This Blu-ray disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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