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Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom

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Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom
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Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it 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.
Title: Mandela, long walk to freedom
[videorecording]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (141 minutes) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
DVD video,4 3/4 in.
digital,optical,surround,Dolby Digital 5.1,rda
digital,optical,stereo,Dolby Digital 2.0,rda
widescreen (2.35:1),24 fps,rda
laser optical,NTSC,rda
video file,DVD video,Region 1,rda
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: video
Carrier Type: videodisc
Notes: Originally released as part of a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2013.
Based on Nelson Mandela's autobiography "Long Walk to Freedom."
Bonus: Feature commentary with director Justin Chadwick; Mandela: the leader you know, the man you didn't.
Summary: Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it 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.
Audience: MPAA rating PG-13 for some intense sequences of violence and disturbing images, sexual content and brief strong language.
Local Note: WA : 2014-02-24
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Statement of Responsibility: directed by Justin Chadwick ; screenplay by William Nicholson ; produced by Anant Singh ; producer for Origin Pictures, David M. Thompson ; executive producers, Cameron McCracken, François Ivernel, Harvey Weinstein ; executive producers, Geoffrey Qhena, Basil Ford, Sudhir Pragjee, Sanjeev Singh, Philisiwe Mthethwa ; an Anant Singh presentation ; with the Weinstein Company/Yucaipa Films/Revolt Films ; a Justin Chadwick film ; in association with Distant Horizon, Origin Pictures, Pathé, Long Walk to Freedom (Pty) Ltd, Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited and National Enpowerment Fund ; a Videovision Entertainment production
Distributor: Beverly Hills, CA :, Anchor Bay Entertainment,, [2014]
Copyright Date: ♭2014
Credits: Director of photography, Lol Crawley ; production designer, Johnny Breedt ; editor, Rick Russell ; music by Alex Heffes ; "Ordinary love" by U2 ; costume designers, Diana Cilliers, Ruy Filipe.
Performers: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa, Jamie Bartlett, Lindiwe Matshikiza, Terry Pheto, Deon Lotz.
System Details: DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, 2.0 stereo.
Other Language: In English (Dolby Digital 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (2.0 stereo); Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject Headings: Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013 Drama. Presidents South Africa Drama. Anti-apartheid activists South Africa Drama. Political prisoners South Africa Drama. Anti-apartheid movements South Africa Drama. South Africa Politics and government 1948-1994 Drama.
Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Topical Term: Presidents
Anti-apartheid activists
Political prisoners
Anti-apartheid movements
Publisher No: ZWC61168
WC61168
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Oct 20, 2014
  • POLITICSOWNSUS rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

This is nothing more than more MK ULTRA BRAINWASHING for black people worldwide to continue to be the COWARDS that are in real life right now and have always been since the historical slavery days all the way to these modern day slavery days in 2014 and beyond for black people only period.Shame on you too Naomie Harris for bleaching your skin like Erica Hubbard did period.Better than the ''Winnie Mandela'' hack of a movie by DEFAULT only,Idris Alba's good acting skills on display here cannot save this movie that is really hiding the real TRUTH about his real actual life from his childhood all the way to his death in real life.This is always the case and will always be the case as long as HOLLYWOOD,not honorable black people,are the makers of black films about black people period,BUT I DIGRESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oct 08, 2014
  • 3romm3la rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Although the movie was over two hours long, the content felt compressed. I also felt that Idris Elba was not right for the role. The story of Nelson Mandela and the struggle against apartheid in South Africa is a great one, and I felt it could have been done better.

Jul 12, 2014
  • 7duffy rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Long, but gives a good overall view of Mandela's life. Not as entertaining as biopics like Ghandi or Michael Collins, but you get the essence of the man and his vision. I'm also presuming the historical facts are mostly correct. Idris Elba was great, as usual.

Jun 25, 2014
  • PearlyKayAm1 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I love Mandela but the movie was tedious, with very few scenes of real drama. They could have done so much more with the material that it was a real disappointment.

Jun 16, 2014
  • voltaire10 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Brilliant performance by Idris Elba. Great cinematography. It will make you think about how valuable democracy is. Worth seeing.

Jun 08, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

It was O.K for a home TV movie. I was entertained and interesting. But it was NOT worth the long library wait or the price to rent from a Red Box. I fast forwarded a lot but not all the way.

May 10, 2014
  • EVAN24 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

This movie was too long and the makeup make Idris Elba look really weird and I'm a fan of the guys work.

Apr 28, 2014
  • clarap rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Intense movie, shows the violence and racism in Africa and Nelson Mandella's struggle to get rid of it. Enjoyed the movie, historical movie from the recent past.

Apr 13, 2014
  • Atticus14 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

an excellent film. I definitely recommend it.

Apr 10, 2014
  • ms_mustard rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I enjoyed this movie and was surprised to find only middling reviews in the press. Idris and Naomie were very good as Nelson and Winnie.

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Jun 08, 2014
  • aaa5756 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

“Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will”. -Nelson Mandela

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