The Resource The last king of Scotland, Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films and FilmFour present ; in association with the UK Film Council and Scottish Screen ; a Cowboy Films/Slate Films production with Tatfilm ; produced by Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel ; screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock ; directed by Kevin Macdonald

The last king of Scotland, Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films and FilmFour present ; in association with the UK Film Council and Scottish Screen ; a Cowboy Films/Slate Films production with Tatfilm ; produced by Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel ; screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock ; directed by Kevin Macdonald

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 the UK Film Council and Scottish Screen ; a Cowboy Films/Slate Films production with Tatfilm ; produced by Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel ; screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock ; directed by Kevin Macdonald
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
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 impoverished locals. After aiding newly-appointed dictator Idi Amin in a car collision, Amin asks Nick to serve as his personal physician
Awards note
2007 Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker-Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role; 2007 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards winners Forest Whitaker-Best Actor in a Leading Role; Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock-Best Screenplay-Adapted; Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel, Kevin Macdonald, Peter Morgan, Jeremy Brock-Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Last king of Scotland (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Anthony Dod Mantle ; edited by Justine Wright ; music by Alex Heffes ; production designer, Michael Carlin ; costume designer, Michael O'Connor ; special effects supervisor, Sebastian Bulst ; visual effects supervisors, John Lockwood, Steve Street
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated R; for some strong violence and gruesome images, sexual content and language
Language note
In English (5.1 Dolby Surround) or Spanish (Dolby Surround) with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.B55
  • PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
  • L378 2007
  • L378 2007
PerformerNote
Forest Whitaker(Idi Amin), James McAvoy (Nicholas Garrigan), Kerry Washington (Kay Amin), Simon McBurney (Stone), David Oyelowo (Dr. Junju), Stephen Rwangyezi (Jonah Wasswa), Gillian Anderson (Sarah Merrit)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1967-
  • 1963-
  • 1959-
  • 1979-
  • 1977-
  • 1968-
  • 1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Macdonald, Kevin
  • Morgan, Peter
  • Brock, Jeremy
  • Calderwood, Andrea
  • Bryer, Lisa
  • Steel, Charles
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • McAvoy, James
  • Washington, Kerry
  • McBurney, Simon
  • Oyelowo, David
  • Rwangyezi, Stephen
  • Anderson, Gillian
  • Foden, Giles
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • DNA Films
  • FilmFour (Firm)
  • UK Film Council
  • Scottish Screen (Organization)
  • Cowboy Films
  • Slate Films
  • Tatfilm (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
123
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foden, Giles
  • Amin, Idi
  • Amin, Idi
  • Foden, Giles
  • Amin, Idi
  • Amin, Idi
  • Dictators
  • Physician and patient
  • Uganda
  • Uganda
  • Uganda
  • Genocide
  • Dictators
  • Genocide
  • Physician and patient
  • Politics and government
  • Uganda
  • Physician and patient
  • Dictators
  • Despotism
  • Uganda
  • Physician and patient
  • Genocide
  • Dictators
  • Despotism
  • Uganda
  • Uganda
  • Uganda
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The last king of Scotland, Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films and FilmFour present ; in association with the UK Film Council and Scottish Screen ; a Cowboy Films/Slate Films production with Tatfilm ; produced by Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel ; screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock ; directed by Kevin Macdonald
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel The last king of Scotland by Giles Foden
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006
  • Aspect ratio 2.35:1
  • 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.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocm81984531
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543407249
  • 024543407201
  • 0024543407201
  • 024543407256
  • 00024543407201
  • 024543650164
  • 02454340725
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2240720
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)81984531
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital Surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The last king of Scotland, Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films and FilmFour present ; in association with the UK Film Council and Scottish Screen ; a Cowboy Films/Slate Films production with Tatfilm ; produced by Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel ; screenplay by Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock ; directed by Kevin Macdonald
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel The last king of Scotland by Giles Foden
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2006
  • Aspect ratio 2.35:1
  • 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.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocm81984531
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Governing access note
For private home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543407249
  • 024543407201
  • 0024543407201
  • 024543407256
  • 00024543407201
  • 024543650164
  • 02454340725
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2240720
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)81984531
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital Surround
Video recording format
DVD

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