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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Idris Elba
Naomie Harris
Tony Kgoroge
Riaad Moosa
Directors
Justin Chadwick
Screenwriters
William Nicholson
Running Time
146 minutes

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom
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Plot
Nelson Mandela’s remarkable life story, based on his 1994 memoir. Young Mandela (Elba) is politicised as a lawyer, joins the ANC fight against South Africa’s white oppressors, meets feisty social worker Winnie (Harris), and the rest is history...


Verdict
It’s vivid, substantial and works hard to be worthy, but as it ticks off the milestones of a monumental life it flickers more often than it really catches fire.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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