Great story which proves love does not care what colour you are. The performance from Rosamund Pike as the naive young woman falling for a black prince. Is beautifully told. Rosamund Pike grows as an... Read moreactress in this film. Her character grows strong and becomes a leader of her new adopted country. The lead actor is equally good as well. I highly recommend this film. I saw it with my mother on my birthday in January and we both loved it. Can't wait see it again.
A UNITED KINGDOM is based on extraordinary true events. In 1947, Seretse Khama, the King of Botswana, met Ruth Williams, a London office worker. They were a perfect match, yet their proposed marriage was challenged not only by their families but by the British and South African governments. The latter had recently introduced the policy of apartheid and found the notion of a biracial couple ruling a neighboring country intolerable. South Africa threatened the British: either thwart the couple or be denied access to South African uranium and gold and face the risk of South Africa invading Botswana.