Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  139 min.
Release Date: December 25, 2013 - Ottawa, Calgary, Victoria, Halifax, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Vancouver - December 25, 2013 - , Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Halifax, Victoria
DVD: March 18, 2014

Current rating: Rating: 5.00
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Cast: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris

Inspiration: Nelson Mandela

Synopsis

Based on Nelson Mandela's 1994 autobiography of the same name, this is the story of an ordinary man who rose to the challenge of his times and triumphed—an intimate portrait of the making of a modern icon.

The epic motion picture will span Mandela's extraordinary life journey from his childhood in a rural village to his 27 years in prison for his activism against anti-apartheid; his emotionally-charged marriage to Winnie Mandela and through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected President of South Africa, as he works to rebuild the once-segregated country.

Director: Justin Chadwick
Studio: Entertainment One
Producer(s): Anant Singh
Screenplay: William Nicholson
Official Site: www.mandelamovie.co.za

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  • 5 stars "Amazing. Its and inspirational and motivating movie. Absolutely amazing"
  • 5 stars "Very moving Movie. I had a tear in my eyes at several points of the film."
  • 5 stars "A fitting tribute to a 20th century giant! Mandela taught us to look to better the future rather then seeking payback for a poor past! Look to the future and not the past because we can't change the past only influence the future!"