The Last King of Scotland

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A powerful thriller that recreates the world of Uganda under the mad dictatorship of Idi Amin, deftly mixing fact and fiction to create a story startlingly resonant in today's world.
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A powerful thriller that recreates the world of Uganda under the mad dictatorship of Idi Amin, deftly mixing fact and fiction to create a story startlingly resonant in today's world.

Original Release

01/12/2006

US Release

09/27/2006

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Cast

Forest Whitaker Idi Amin
Gillian Anderson Sarah Merrit
Kerry Washington Kay Amin
Simon McBurney Stone / British Diplomat
James McAvoy Dr. Nicholas Garrigan
David Oyelowo Dr. Junju / Dr. Thomas Junju
Abby Mukiibi Nkaaga Masanga
Adam Kotz Dr. Merrit / Dr. David Merrit
Barbara Rafferty Mrs. Garrigan
David Ashton Dr. Garrigan - Senior
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Kevin Macdonald

Writers

Peter Morgan, Jeremy Brock, Giles Foden, David Fox

Cast

Forest Whitaker Idi Amin
Gillian Anderson Sarah Merrit
Kerry Washington Kay Amin
Simon McBurney Stone / British Diplomat
James McAvoy Dr. Nicholas Garrigan
David Oyelowo Dr. Junju / Dr. Thomas Junju
Abby Mukiibi Nkaaga Masanga
Adam Kotz Dr. Merrit / Dr. David Merrit
Barbara Rafferty Mrs. Garrigan
David Ashton Dr. Garrigan - Senior
Sarah Nagayi Tolu
Stephen Rwangyezi Jonah Wasswa
Sam Okelo Bonny
Dick Stockley Times Journalist
Martina Amati Italian Journalist
Giles Foden British Journalist 1
Idi Amin Self
Maurice Kirya Self
Daniel Ssettaba Kay Amin's Servant
Apollo Okwenje Omamo Mackenzie Amin

Producers

Tessa Ross Executive Producer
Allon Reich Executive Producer
Andrew Macdonald Executive Producer
Christine Ruppert Producer
Andrea Calderwood Producer
Ros Borland Producer
Lisa Bryer Producer
Suzanne Warren Producer
Charles Steel Producer
Vicki Patterson Producer
Andrew Wood Producer
David Fox Producer

Editors

Justine Wright

2007OscarBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Won
2007Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Won
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