The offcial trailer for A United Kingdom has been released. The film is set in the 1940’s and stars David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike. Oyelowo stars as Prince Seretse Khama . Pike plays Ruth Williams an office worker. Based on a true story, A United Kingdom tells the story of a couple who meet and fall in love. After a year of courting, the two marry but face strong opposition from their families. Their interracial marriage causes a stir and scandal and has international ramifications between both the British and South African governments. Khama and Williams defy their families and Apartheid South Africa as they fight for their relationship.
Amma Asante directs. Tom Felton and Laura Carmichael also star in the film which will receive its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival next month.