|The Last King of Scotland 2006 R, 121 min.|
Director: Kevin Macdonald
Cast: Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, Gillian Anderson, Simon McBurney, David Oyelowo, Abby Mikiibi Nkaaga, Adam Kotz, Sam Okello, Stephen Rwangyezi, Barbara Rafferty, David Ashton
While on a medical mission to Uganda, young Dr. Nicholas Garrigan (James McAvoy) is chosen by new President Idi Amin (Forest Whitaker) to serve as his personal physician. Amin is impressed with Garrigan's medical abilities and also with his Scottish heritage. Garrigan enjoys his new position and apparently is oblivious to the tortures and murders of those opposed to Amin–until he is clued in by British Agent Nigel Stone (Simon McBurney). Garrigan now sees the error of his ways and tries to escape from Uganda alive. Forest Whitaker received an Academy Award Best Actor.
|Sometimes in April 2005 N/R, 140 min.|
Director: Raoul Peck
Cast: Idris Elba, Debra Winger, Carole Karemera, Oris Erhuero, Pamela Nomvete, Michelle Rugema, Fraser James, Noah Emmerich, Abby Mikiibi Nkaaga, Sonia Ntare, Cleophas Kabasita, Hope Azeda, Philippe Chanel, Ronald Fernee, Deborah Uwera
In April, 1994, a nationalist uprising in Rowanda resulted in the deaths of almost 800,000 men, women, and children. This story centers on two surviving brothers–Augustin (Idris Elba) and Honore (Oris Erhuero)–who fought on opposing sides and whose lives are now changed forever. The film was shot in Rowanda at the same locations that the events took place.
|1. The Last King of Scotland (2006)|
2. Sometimes in April (2005)
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