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Category: Biography
All Genres: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Release Year: 2009
Country: USA
Rating: (0)
Languages: English
Director: Clint Eastwood

  • His people needed a leader. He gave them a champion.
  • He was a prisoner who became a president. To unite his country, he asked one man to do the impossible.

  • Writing by: Anthony Peckham – (screenplay)
    John Carlin – (book "Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game that Made a Nation")

    Produced by: Gary Barber – executive producer
    Roger Birnbaum – executive producer
    Clint Eastwood – producer
    Morgan Freeman – executive producer
    Genevieve Hofmeyr – supervising producer: South Africa
    Robert Lorenz – producer
    Lori McCreary – producer
    Tim Moore – executive producer
    Mace Neufeld – producer
    Mark L. Rosen – consulting producer

    Cast: Morgan Freeman – Nelson Mandela
    Matt Damon – Francois Pienaar
    Tony Kgoroge – Jason Tshabalala
    Patrick Mofokeng – Linga Moonsamy
    Matt Stern – Hendrick Booyens
    Julian Lewis Jones – Etienne Feyder
    Adjoa Andoh – Brenda Mazibuko
    Marguerite Wheatley – Nerine
    Leleti Khumalo – Mary
    Patrick Lyster – Mr. Pienaar
    Penny Downie – Mrs. Pinnear

    Music: Kyle Eastwood Michael Stevens
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    Plot Outline: Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
    Plot: The film tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela joined forces with the captain of South Africa's rugby team to help unite their country. Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's rugby team as they make their historic run to the 1995 Rugby World Cup Championship match.

    Movie Quotes:
    Nelson Mandela:”>watching a rugby match] All the whites cheer for South Africa. All the blacks cheer for England.

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