Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
The biography of ex South African President Nelson Mandela, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's segregated society.

153 minutes.
No persons under 10 (Language, Sex, Violence, Prejudice).
Biographical, Drama, Period piece, South African, On the art circuit

Not currently showing on the local cinema circuit.

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Idris Alba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa, Jamie Bartlett, Lindiwi Matshikiza
Justin Chadwick
ScreenplayWilliam Nicholson
MusicAlex Heffes
CinematographyLol Crawley
EditingRick Russell
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2013
Produced byVideovision Entertainment, Distant Horizon, Pathé

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

LanguageInfrequent, mild impact
NudityBrief, initiation context, cultural
SexImplied, scenes of kissing, fondling and affection
ViolenceMild to moderate, realistic, psychological, infrequent
PrejudiceHistorical context, apartheid, racial, mild
Drug abuseCigarettes
CommentsThemes are complex and mature, created in a way that could be harmful to kids below the age of 10 years. The film (focus) is on Nelson Mandela and his life history. The movie is historical as it tells the story of the birth of a democratic South Africa and has educational value.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.


Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

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What the People say

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