With the Academy Awards nominations being revealed this week, any new critical attention a film can garner ahead of voting is more than welcome, and this year’s London Film Critics’ Awards definitely spread the wealth.
Browsing: A UNITED KINGDOM
As the Toronto market starts to heat up in the festival’s final days, Fox Searchlight in closing a deal to buy the North American distribution rights to A United Kingdom, director Amma Asante’s romantic drama starring David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike.
A United Kingdom tells the inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the king of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker that he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments.
She will direct David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike in the film following the true story of Seretse Khama, heir to the throne of Botswana, who married an English office worker Ruth Williams in 1948.
The film follows the true story of Seretse Khama, heir to the throne of Botswana, who married an English office worker, Ruth Williams, in 1948 much to the dismay of both families and the British and South African governments.