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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Matt Damon
Morgan Freeman
Tony Kgoroge
Marguerite Wheatley
Adjoa Andoh
Directors
Clint Eastwood
Screenwriters
Anthony Peckham
Running Time
133 minutes

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Clint Eastwood presides over rugby union like a granite-faced John Inverdale


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Plot
Struggling to make headway with mending a divided country, President Mandela (Freeman) fixes upon the idea of South Africa winning the 1995 Rugby World Cup to unite white and black. So he gives their captain, Francois Pienaar (Damon), a call.


Verdict
Eastwood hits all the right notes in exactly the right order, but it’s his least personal film for a while.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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