MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM

Director Justin Chadwick
Year 2013
Starring Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto
Rating PG-13
Run Time 139min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is the long awaited motion picture adaptation of the personal story of one of the world’s most revered leaders, an esteemed statesman in modern history and an international icon, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. Based on his autobiography, the motion picture rights to which were entrusted exclusively to producer Anant Singh, this is the first film to tell Mandela’s whole story. MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM celebrates Nelson Mandela’s extraordinary journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his election as President of South Africa. It explores the Mandela unknown to most of the world - the lover of fancy cars, a ladies’ man, the boxing enthusiast and playboy, the skillful lawyer and freedom fighter.  The film is an intimate portrait of the making of a modern icon.

Director, Justin Chadwick (THE FIRST GRADER, THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL) helms a screenplay penned by Academy Award® nominated screenwriter William Nicholson whose other acclaimed screenwriting work includes SHADOWLANDS, GLADIATOR and LES MISERABLES.

Multiple award-winning actor, Idris Elba (THE WIRE, LUTHER, PROMETHEUS, PACIFIC RIM AND THOR), plays the role of Nelson Mandela, with Naomie Harris (THE FIRST GRADER, SKYFALL) as Winnie Madikizela Mandela. The stellar South African cast is headlined by Tony Kgoroge (INVICTUS), Riaad Moosa (MATERIAL), Fana Mokoena (WORLD WAR Z, MACHINE GUN PREACHER), Jamie Bartlett (BEYOND BORDERS), Deon Lotz (SKOONHEID, SLEEPER’S WAKE), Simo Mogwaza (DISTRICT 9), Terry Pheto (TSOTSI), Thapelo Mokoena (NOTHING FOR MAHALA), and Praise Singer and Poet of the Nation, Zolani Mkiva, who rose to fame as the praise-singer at the inauguration of Nelson Mandela as President in 1994.

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