Mandela (1987)






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Described as a "biographical drama," the made-for-TV Mandela is the story of South African human-rights advocate Nelson Mandela, who at the time this film was made was in the 25th year of a prison sentence. Covering the years 1948 to 1987, the film traces Mandela's (Danny Glover) matriculation from young lawyer to fervent anti-Apartheid political activist. At first a proponent of nonviolence, Mandela is radicalized after the Sharpeville massacre of 1960. Thrown in jail by the white-dominated … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Ronald Harwood
On DVD: Jan 10, 1990



as Nelson Mandela

as Winnie Mandela

as Swanepoel

as Minister

as Court Judge

as Senior Police Office...

as Oliver Tambo

as Walter Sisulu

as Lawyer Joffe

as Lawyer Bram Fischer

as Adelaide Tambo

as Organiser Man

as Postman

as Pollsmoor Warder
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An inspiring film biography of the imprisoned South African leader who opposed the ruling regime's policy of apartheid

Full Review… | July 19, 2003
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