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Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

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Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

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12 Certificate
Title
94 Mins
Released
2013
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Packshot of Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom
Certificate
12 Certificate
Duration
94 Mins
Released
2013

The story of Nelson Mandela's (Idris Elba) extraordinary life. From his early childhood in a rural village and his law degree to his passionate battle against Apartheid which led to a 27-year imprisonment. Continuing through to when Mandela was released from prison and became the first democratically elected President of South Africa. With Naomie Harris. Moderate violence, language, sex references and distressing scenes.

Cast & Connections

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Director

  • Justin Chadwick

Screenwriter

  • William Nicholson

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We are the people of this nation. But we don't have rights! There comes a time when there remains two choices. Submit. Or fight!

Did you know?

  • This film is based on Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name.
  • Idris Elba prepared for his role of Nelson Mandela in this film by reading, watching documentaries and trying to understand South African cultures. He moved to South Africa prior to filming and stayed there for six months.
  • Director Justin Chadwick also directed The Other Boleyn Girl.

Awards

  • 1 Academy Awards nominated

    • 2013 Music (Original Song) - Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr
  • 1 BAFTA Awards nominated

    • 2013 Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film - Justin Chadwick, Anant Singh, David M. Thompson, William Nicholson
  • 1 Golden Globe Awards won

    • 2014 Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr, Brian Burton
  • 3 Golden Globe Awards nominated

    • 2014 Best Original Score - Motion Picture - Alex Heffes
    • 2014 Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr, Brian Burton
    • 2014 Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Idris Elba

Box Office

U.K.
£4.43 million
U.S.
$8.32 million

Source: Rentrak EDI

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