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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

  • Elba's performance is commanding and physically meticulous. As he ages through the film, he takes on the stiff gracefulness of the elderly Mandela, so familiar to us from news footage. show more

  • Sometimes it's the most remarkable and heroic figures whom movies can't seem to get right. Such is the case with Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, a biopic that is more dutiful than illuminating. 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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