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.
In an early scene, Idi Amin playfully trades sparring punches with a group of Ugandan boys. It isn't mentioned in the film, but Amin was a champion boxer. He was Uganda's light heavyweight champion from 1951 to 1960.
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Large, glass-fronted office buildings are visible in the background of some Kampala street scenes. They didn't exist in the 1970s, when the film was set.
English, French, German, Swahili
$142,899 (USA) (1 October 2006)
$17,605,861 (USA) (20 May 2007)
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