Film review: BFI London Film Festival



Given the stated theme of this year’s BFI London Film Festival is diversity, proceedings got off to good start this week with the European premiere of Amma Asante’s third feature, A United Kingdom(****).
The film’s depiction of the post-war political furore surrounding the 1947 interracial marriage between Seretse Khama and Ruth Williams is a timely and urgent issue movie told with the sweep and grandeur of an old-fashioned love story. David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike play the star-crossed lovers: he’s an African prince studying law in London; she’s a typist who shares his love of music.... read more

 
8 October 2016 in Lifestyle, Views: 37
Source: Scotsman
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