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The Last King of Scotland
Directed by:
Kevin Macdonald

Released on September 01 of 2006 in the USA, "The Last King of Scotland" (also known as "Letzte König von Schottland - In den Fängen der Macht, Der", "Ultimo re di Scozia, L'") is a Drama/Thriller film directed by Kevin Macdonald, and written by Giles Foden (novel) . Forest Whitaker is starring, alongside James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, Simon McBurney and David Oyelowo.

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Who directed "The Last King of Scotland":

The Last King of Scotland was directed by Kevin Macdonald, a Scottish director, and producer.

After making The Last King of Scotland, Kevin Macdonald directed The 28th Amendment, released in 2008, State of Play (2009), The Eagle (2010), Life in a Day (2011), Marley (2012), and How I Live Now (2013).

When was "The Last King of Scotland" released:

The Last King of Scotland was first released in the United States on Friday, September 01, 2006. Other films released on Friday, September 01, 2006 are Bull Run (dir. Joseph Rassulo), A fost sau n-a fost? (dir. Corneliu Porumboiu), and Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (dir. Steven Shainberg). This was thirteen (13) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 in the United Kingdom; Sunday, September 10, 2006 in Canada; Wednesday, February 14, 2007 in France; Friday, October 27, 2006 in Germany; Friday, February 16, 2007 in Italy; Friday, February 23, 2007 in Spain; Thursday, February 01, 2007 in Australia and on Saturday, March 10, 2007 in Japan.

What is the cast of "The Last King of Scotland":

At the casting of The Last King of Scotland we find Forest Whitaker, previously seen in The Marsh (2006) and Even Money (2006); James McAvoy (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), Inside I'm Dancing (2004)); Kerry Washington (Little Man (2006), Fantastic Four (2005)) [ more... ]

  • David Oyelowo and Forest Whitaker also worked together in The Butler, released in 2013.
  • Simon McBurney and Chris Wilson can be seen in The Golden Compass, released in 2007.
  • Simon McBurney and James McAvoy also worked together in Bright Young Things, released in 2003.

What is the Storyline of "The Last King of Scotland":

In 1970, Nicholas Garrigan (James McAvoy) graduates from medical school in Scotland. With dull prospects at home, he decides to seek adventure abroad by working at an Ugandan missionary clinic run by Dr. David Merrit (Adam Kotz) and his wife, Sarah (Gillian Anderson). Garrigan becomes attracted to Sarah, who enjoys the attention but refuses to engage him in an extramarital affair. Meanwhile, General Idi Amin (Forest Whitaker) overthrows incumbent president Milton Obote in a coup d'état. Garrigan sincerely [...]

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