2006

THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND is a powerful thriller that recreates the world of Uganda under the mad dictatorship of Idi Amin, deftly mixing fact and fiction to create a story startlingly resonant in today's world.

The Last King of Scotland

Forest Whitaker won the 2006 Academy Award® for Best Actor for his riveting portrayal of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in this powerful drama inspired by real people and events. This is Amin's incredible story as seen through the eyes of Nicholas Garrigan (James McAvoy), a young Scotsman who becomes the volatile leader's personal physician and trusted confidant.

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2006