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This is the true 1947 story of an African king, educated in England, who fell in love with a white woman and married her.  Neither country or family approved.  The British went to considerable lengths to protect their colonial interests, and the African situation was fraught, especially as apartheid was being introduced in South Africa.  The story is compelling, and the scenes in Botswana (Bechuanaland) help to make this a captivating slice of African history.  I thought it was wonderful, and would thoroughly recommend it.  Have a look at the trailer, then watch out for it at your local cinema.

“This love that grew outside their race
caused conflict all around the place.”


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