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Author: Idris ElbaNaomie HarrisJamie BartlettDeon LotzTerry PhetoAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Anchor Bay Films, 2014.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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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.

"The film is a useful look at important history, and in the second half it grows intriguingly tangled."--New York Post.

"Idris Elba gives a towering performance, a Mandela for the ages."--Variety.

"Elba ... inhabits a role that was designed to be worn."--Village Voice.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Drama
Biographical films
Feature films
Historical films
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Named Person: Nelson Mandela; Nelson Mandela
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Idris Elba; Naomie Harris; Jamie Bartlett; Deon Lotz; Terry Pheto; Riaad Moosa; Lindiwe Matshikiza
OCLC Number: 870988302
Language Note: English audio; English, Spanish subtitles. English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: 03/18/2014.
Credits: Director, Justin Chadwick.
Cast: Jamie Bartlett, Deon Lotz, Naomie Harris, Riaad Moosa, Lindiwe Matshikiza, Terry Pheto, Idris Elba.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 146 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.

Abstract:

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.

"The film is a useful look at important history, and in the second half it grows intriguingly tangled."--New York Post.

"Idris Elba gives a towering performance, a Mandela for the ages."--Variety.

"Elba ... inhabits a role that was designed to be worn."--Village Voice.

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