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.
On the DVD director's commentary, Kevin Macdonald states that during filming of Idi Amin's visit to the village near the mission, many of the local extras thought it was the real Idi Amin on stage giving speeches.
Come on! Are youse ready?
In the opening scene the call of a Red-Winged Blackbird can be clearly heard when the students jump off the dock. Red-Winged Blackbirds are new world birds and are non-native to Scotland.
English, French, German, Swahili
$142,899 (USA) (29 September 2006)
$17,605,861 (USA) (18 May 2007)
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