For the past 15 years, film lovers across the globe have turned to Fox Searchlight for cutting-edge, intriguing cinema of the highest caliber. The three films in this anthology are among the world’s favorites.
THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND
Forest Whitaker received the 2006 Best Actor Oscar® for his indelible turn as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in this powerful film inspired by real events. At first blinded by Amin’s charm, the leader’s young Scottish physician (James McAvoy), is eventually trapped in an inescapable nightmare of betrayal and madness.
Inspired by true life experiences, this film tells the story of Fisher (Derek Luke), a troubled sailor, whose visits to a naval psychiatrist (Denzel Washington) lead him on a remarkable emotional journey wherein he connects with the family he never knew.
BOYS DON’T CRY
Hilary Swank won the 1999 Best Actress Oscar® for her powerful performance in this “riveting” (Entertainment Weekly) film inspired by a true story that also stars a compelling Chloë Sevigny. When a young girl decides to live as a man, her secret is ultimately exposed – with shocking consequences.
Disc 1: The Last King of Scotland
Disc 2: Antwone Fisher
Disc 3: Boys Don't Cry