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Winnie Mandela (2011)

Winnie (original title)
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A drama that chronicles the life of Winnie Mandela from her childhood through her marriage and her husband's incarceration.

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Major de Vries
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Mary Botha
Aubrey Poo ...
Peter Magubane
Unathi Kapela ...
Winnie (12 & 13)
Fezeka Ndlazilwana ...
Nancy (8)
Talitha Ndima ...
Nancy (10, 20, 28 & 30)
Professor Mavuso ...
Columbus Madikizela
Nomsa Xaba ...
Makhulu
Bongi Mdongwe ...
Gertrude (as Bongi Mbongwe)
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BBC Reporter
Jonathan Rands ...
Judge de Wet
Jennifer Steyn ...
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Andre Van Der Merwe ...
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A drama that chronicles the life of Winnie Mandela from her childhood through her marriage and her husband's incarceration.

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Her courage inspired a nation. See more »


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Rated R for some violence and language
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6 September 2013 (USA)  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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In the end credits, Neil Sandilands is credited as Dr. Hattingh although the role was played by Albert Maritz. See more »

Crazy Credits

In the end cast credits, actor Neil Sandilands is listed as playing the character 'Dr. Hattingh,' but then this is followed by the actress Antoinette Louw" as playing the character of his wife with a different spelling of her last name as 'Mrs. Hatingh.' See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.12 (2010) See more »

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Jose Jive
Music by Ben Amato
Performed by Ben Amato
Courtesy of Mama Dance! Music for Sfrica
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Winnie gave world recognition to apartheid
4 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After watching movie Winnie Madikizela Mandela, I wondered how much Winnie, the main character, narrated on this movie about herself. Winnie was referred to as the Mother of the Nation, she was statues and beautiful, very intelligent and warrior spirited. Yet so much was left out about her diplomacy, about how she traveled around the world from country to country to gain world support for the release of her husband Nelson Mandela. The greatness of the woman was laminated to half her greatness in this movie. I remember when Winnie came to United States to meet to appeal the world be aware of apartheid and unjust imprisonment of many South Africans under apartheid. People were naming their children after Winnie and Nelson because of her image, which I must mention was distained. The population of South Africa including Nelson are under the influence of apartheid also Stokholm AND Helsinki syndromes.


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