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.
2 February 2007 | Ed Uyeshima
8 | Whitaker's Towering Portrayal of the Mesmerizing Ugandan Dictator Lifts This Historical Fiction
Forest Whitaker's ferociously charismatic turn as Idi Amin so dominates this intense historical fiction that it is ...
Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider.
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(at around 1h 50 mins) At Entebbe Airport, there is a long line of African flags running alongside the terminal between it and the runway. It is visible in a number of shots. Among the flags we can clearly see the flag of the rebel Republic of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), which neither Uganda, nor any other country, recognized.
English, French, German, Swahili
$142,899 (USA) (29 September 2006)
$17,605,861 (USA) (18 May 2007)
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