The Last King of Scotland

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The Last King of Scotland
SBS World Movies  |  July 8, 2020

While in Uganda on a medical mission, Scottish doctor Nicholas Garrigan becomes the personal physician and close confidante of dictator Idi Amin. Although at first Dr Garrigan feels flattered by his new position of power, he soon comes to realise that Amin's rule is soaked in blood, and that he is complicit in the atrocities. Garrigan faces the fight of his life as he tries to escape Amin's grasp. Based on the Giles Foden novel.

While in Uganda on a medical mission, Scottish doctor Nicholas Garrigan becomes the personal physician and close confidante of dictator Idi Amin. Although at first Dr Garrigan feels flattered by his new position of power, he soon comes to realise that Amin's rule is soaked in blood, and that he is complicit in the atrocities. Garrigan faces the fight of his life as he tries to escape Amin's grasp. Based on the Giles Foden novel.

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