Mandela
Mandela (1997)

Nelson Mandela was born in the remote South African village of Qunu; an excellent student, Mandela went on to become a lawyer and then a political activist with the African National Congress, a political party who sought to bring down South… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 21, 1997
DVD Release Date: May 19, 1998
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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

The importance of the events in Mandela's life have seemingly constrained the filmmakers and made some of the key moments feel heavy handed. Yet even so, the film does manage to convey the notion that a single human being can change the world

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Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

It's a powerhouse of a film: informative, powerful, moving, involving and inspirational with Idris Elba outstanding in the title role

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