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12th October 2017

A United Kingdom

Director: Amma Asante

UK, 2016

Run Time: 108 minutes, Certificate: 12A,
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Language: English


Marking "Black History" month, this shows the true life story, based around a forgotten romance, that caused familial, national and international strife.
"A fact-based political romance about one of the most remarkable love stories you've never heard about."
"A welcome reminder that, even in the direst of situations and in the most impossible of times, love can indeed trump hate."
"A United Kingdom combines history, romance and political intrigue for a solid and ultimately satisfying dramatic story."
"Screenwriter Guy Hibbert and Asante pull off a precision balancing act, illuminating the intensity of the love the couple shared and never once allowing their romance to take a back seat to the issues."
"Oyelowo and Pike are perfect together, conveying a deep well of love buoyed by joy and fierce loyalty."

Number of reactions 43 Average score 8.28

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