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THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND

by Kevin Macdonald

synopsis

Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970s.
Based on the novel by Giles Foden.

international title: The Last King of Scotland
original title: The Last King of Scotland
country: United Kingdom
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Kevin Macdonald
film run: 121'
release date: UK 12/01/2007, SE 26/01/2007, DE 01/02/2007, NL 01/02/2007, NO 02/02/2007, BE 07/02/2007, ES 09/02/2007, FR 14/02/2007, IT 16/02/2007
screenplay: Jeremy Brock, Peter Morgan
cast: James McAvoy, Simon McBurney, David Oyelowo, Forest Whitaker, Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson
cinematography by: Anthony Dod Mantle
film editing: Justine Wright
art director: Tina Jones
costumes designer: Michael O'Connor
music: Alex Heffes
producer: Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel, Andrea Calderwood, Christine Ruppert, Andrew MacDonald, Allon Reich, Tessa Ross, Suzanne Warren, Andrew Wood
production: Cowboy Films Ltd., Film4, Scottish Screen, Fox Searchlight Pictures (US), DNA Films, Slate Films, UK Film Council (UK), Tatfilm (DE)
distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures (US), 20th Century Fox (NL)/(FR)/(IT)