November 29, 2013
Studio: The Weinstein Company
Director: Justin Chadwick
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (for some intense sequences of violence and disturbing images, sexual content and brief strong
Screenwriter: William Nicholson
Starring: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa, Zolani Mkiva, Jamie Bartlett, Lindiwe Matshikiza, Deon Lotz, Terry Pheto
"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.