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Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

(2013)

Rated PG-13 for some intense sequences of violence and disturbing images, sexual content and brief strong language.

PG-13 In Theaters 11/29/2013 , 139min.
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Plot & Details

'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' is based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society. Idris Elba ('PROMETHEUS') stars as Nelson Mandela with Justin Chadwick ('THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL') directing.

Awards

Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Song Bono Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Song The Edge Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Song Larry Mullen, Jr. Nominated
2013 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Song Adam Clayton Nominated

Golden Globes

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2013 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Original Score Alex Heffes Nominated
2013 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Original Song Won
2013 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Idris Elba Nominated
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