Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

PG-13| 2 hr. 26 min.

Plot Summary
The remarkable life of South African revolutionary, president and world icon Nelson Mandela (Idris Elba) takes center stage. Though he had humble beginnings as a herd boy in a rural village, Mandela became involved in the anti-apartheid movement and co-founded the African National Congress Youth League. His activities eventually led to his imprisonment on Robben Island from 1964 to 1990. In 1994, Mandela became the first president of democratic South Africa.

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Genres: Biography, Historical drama

Distributor: Weinstein Co.

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom (2013)

Release Date: November 29th, 2013|2 hr. 26 min.

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  • A long slog of a movie that insists on hitting the high spots like a Wiki page, which leaves little room to investigate the political and personal changes that altered Mandela's thoughts about violence and its uses. show more

  • A conventional biopic made anything but conventional by the magnitude of its subject's life and accomplishments, and by Idris Elba's imposing performance in the title role. show more

  • Mandela is straightforward storytelling of a type that’s somewhat out of fashion, but ultimately no less stirring for it. show more

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  • January 02, 2014 ANN
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    there were less than five people in the movie theater today; movie deserves better than that

  • December 28, 2013 ag00000000176124
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    People should watch this movie. Its a great example of government propaganda. Wake up people and learn the truth.

  • December 26, 2013 Virginia
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    Excellent must see. Loved all of it.

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