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Film Club: The Last King of Scotland, 2006

£3.00

Details

Date:
Mon 30 Mar
Time:
7:30 pm
Cost:
£3.00
Event Categories:
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Venue

The Forum Music Centre
Borough Road
Darlington, DL1 1SG
Phone:
01325 363135

Darlington Film Club at The Forum, Screening Cult and Classic Films

Synopsis:
In the early 1970s Nicholas Garrigan, a young semi-idealistic Scottish doctor, comes to Uganda to assist in a rural hospital. Once there he soon meets up with the new President, Idi Amin, who promises a golden age for the African nation. Garrigan hits it off immediately with the rabid Scotland fan, who soon offers him a senior position in the national health department and becomes one of Amin’s closest advisers. However as the years pass, Garrigan cannot help but notice Amin’s increasingly erratic behavior that grows beyond a legitimate fear of assassination into a murderous insanity that is driving Uganda into bloody ruin. Realising his dire situation with the lunatic leader unwilling to let him go home, Garrigan must make some crucial decisions that could mean his death if the despot finds out.

Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Running Time: 2h 03min
Certificate: 15