The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

  1. Amma Asante


  2. Guy Hibbert


Top Billed Cast

  1. David Oyelowo

    David Oyelowo

    Seretse Khama

  2. Rosamund Pike

    Rosamund Pike

    Ruth Williams-Khama

  3. Tom Felton

    Tom Felton

    Rufus Lancaster

  4. Jack Davenport

    Jack Davenport

    Sir Alistair Canning

  5. Terry Pheto

    Terry Pheto

    Naledi Khama

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A United Kingdom
A United Kingdom



Status Released

Release Information

  • February 10, 2017


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget $14,000,000.00

Revenue $13,819,139.00

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