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 videorecording)

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 videorecording)

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
Awards note
  • Academy Award, 2006: Best actor.
  • Golden Globes (USA), 2006: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Pictures - Drama (Forest Whitaker).
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
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
  • Blu-ray discs
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 videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 Blu-ray Disc (123 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543647959
Other physical details
sound, color
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 videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 Blu-ray Disc (123 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543647959
Other physical details
sound, color
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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