Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and asks Garrigan to become his personal doctor.
- Genre: Drama
- Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures, Cowboy Films, DNA Films, Scottish Screen, UK Film Council, Film4 Productions, Slate Films, Tatfilm
- Keyword: dictator, africa, based on novel or book, 1970s, general, mass murder, kidnapping, naivety, luxury, diplomat, charisma, polygamy, uganda, dictatorship, historical fiction, doctor, idi amin, scottish, kampala
- Cast: Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Simon McBurney, Gillian Anderson, Kerry Washington, David Oyelowo