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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Details

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Nelson Mandela's life story is told in this adaptation of the South African leader's autobiography that details his early life, education, 27-year imprisonment, and eventual presidency and rebuilding of the previously segregated country. William Nicholson provides the script, with Idris Alba and Naomie Harris heading up the cast. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

  • Release date:November 29, 2013

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Idris Elba Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 2013 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Larry Mullen, Jr. Best Original Song 2013 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences The Edge Best Original Song 2013 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Bono Best Original Song 2013 Nominee
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Alex Heffes Best Original Score 2013 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Adam Clayton Best Original Song 2013 Nominee

Cast

Idris Elba
as Nelson Mandela
Naomie Harris
as Winnie Mandela
Tony Kgoroge
as Walter Sisulu
Jamie Bartlett
as James Gregory
Terry Pheto

Crew

Justin Chadwick
Director
David M. Thompson
Producer
Anant Singh
Producer
Nelson Mandela
Book Author
William Nicholson
Screenwriter
Lol Crawley
Cinematographer
Alex Heffes
Composer (Music Score)
Johnny Breedt
Production Designer
Brian Cox
Co-producer
Vlokkie Gordon
Co-producer
Basil Ford
Executive Producer
Cameron Mccracken
Executive Producer
Sanjeev Singh
Executive Producer
Sudhir Pragjee
Executive Producer
Dianna Cilliers
Costume Designer
Ruy Filipe
Costume Designer
Moonyeenn Lee
Casting
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