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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
  • 2013
  • UK/South Africa
  • 146 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Justin Chadwick
  • Cast: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto
  • UK release: 3 January 2014

Biopic of Nelson Mandela, from childhood to inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

9 Dec 20133 stars

Justin Chadwick's Nelson Mandela biopic features great performances from Idris Elba and Naomi Harris

Let’s get the cliché out of the way first. Yes, it’s been a long walk to bring Nelson Mandela’s autobiography to the big screen. Countless directors, writers and actors – including Morgan Freeman and Denzel Washington – have come and gone. But finally…

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