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The Last King of Scotland

Rating:R (for some strong violence and guesome images, sexual content and language)
Release Date:September 27, 2006
Running time:123 minutes
Cast:Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Gillian Anderson, David Oyelowo, Kerry Washington
Director:Kevin Macdonald
Producer:Andrea Calderwood, Lisa Bryer, Charles Steel
Writer:Peter Morgan, Jeremy Brock, Giles Foden
Distributor:Fox Searchlight

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Description: In an incredible twist of fate, a Scottish doctor on a Ugandan medical mission becomes irreversibly entangled with one of the world's most barbaric figures: Idi Amin. Impressed by Dr. Garrigan's brazen attitude in a moment of crisis, the newly self-appointed Ugandan President Amin hand picks him as his personal physician and closest confidante. Though Garrigan is at first flattered and fascinated by his new position, he soon awakens to Amin's savagery - and his own complicity in it. Horror and betrayal ensue as Garrigan tries to right his wrongs and escape Uganda alive.

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