Character: Sarah Merrit
Directed by: Kevin Macdonald
Written by: Jeremy Brock, Peter Morgan
Produced by: Charles Steel, Lisa Bryer, Andrea Calderwood
Cast Members: Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington, Simon McBurney
Released date: January 19, 2007
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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 realize 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.
• Do you know the feeling when you’re married to a really nice guy?
• I hope you don’t mind me saying this, but, you seem an unlikely candidate for this kind of work.