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The award winning film deals with several themes including but not limited to love, lust, relationship, power, and politics. The movie reveals the dangerous facet of power in the hands of a mistrustful African autocrat. It also reveals how intensely love and lust hurt individuals, especially those in the helm of affairs.
Nicholas Garrigan believes that he would have a free life and good destiny ahead if and only he escapes from his father’s control. However, he later realizes that he has become the political slave of a treacherous tyrant Idi Amin, the dictator of Uganda. Garrigan takes everything for granted and easily gets into relationships without understanding people. On his way to a village, he meets a beautiful African woman and has sex with her. In the same way, he develops infatuation toward Sarah (Gillian Anderson) his superior Merrit (Adam Kotz)’s wife. Initially, Garrigan is impressed by the speech and witty nature of Idi Amin without knowing anything about the ruler’s actual trait. Although Sarah and Stone warn him about the behavior of Idi Amin, Garrigan perceives the ruler as a lovable person who would take Uganda to prosperity. Garrigan’s inability to judge people puts him in a big diplomatic trap. Lust also poses potential threat as Garrigan develops secret affair with Kay, the president’s wife. Altogether, the movie points to the fact that one’s shaky rapport with the family can have adverse impact on one’s relationship with the society throughout life.
The protagonist Idi Amin represents the monstrous face of power, lust, and fear. He is very unpredictable, and causes potential damage to people around him and to the country as a whole. He pretends to be brave, but inward he is a coward that he screams out in pain in his bedroom after drinking too much. He behaves politely outward, but inward he is driven by wicked thoughts and lust. He has many wives, and he unknowingly develops
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