A United Kingdom
When Ruth, a white British clerk, meets Seretse, a black crown prince from Botswana, they fall in love. A love that will defy not only their families, but also the British and South African authorities. In 1947, their marriage is prohibited by apartheid, and they are forced to struggle to be able to live together as a family. The film is based on the true story of a love that shook its surroundings and defeated the empire.