R | | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970's.
24 September 2006 | justgazin
9 | Basically this is excellent historical fiction about the torturous Idi Amin
There have been so few pictures this year that are standouts. This movie is one of them. Much of what you will see is ...
It is the first Western production shot in Uganda since Mississippi Masala (1991) in 1990.
Come on! Are youse ready?
According to the closing sequences, only one hostage was killed during the rescue operation at Entebbe Airport. Actually, three of the hostages were killed during the raid - Jean-Jacques Maimoni, Pasko Cohen and Ida Borochovitch. Fourth hostage, Dora Bloch, was later killed by Ugandan army officers at the Mulago Hospital in Kampala.
English, French, German, Swahili
$142,899 (USA) (29 September 2006)
$17,605,861 (USA) (18 May 2007)
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