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Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) become South Africa's first Black President, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his leadership in negotiating a bloodless revolution in that country.

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Philip Saville

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Ronald Harwood
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Danny Glover ... Nelson Mandela
Tam Mpofu Tam Mpofu ... Young Man
Priscilla Mundawarara Priscilla Mundawarara ... Angry Mother
Mike Davey Mike Davey ... Police Officer
Peter Joyce Peter Joyce ... Police Sergeant
Mbuso Pityana Mbuso Pityana ... African Policeman
Dudley Dickin Dudley Dickin ... Minister
Andy Nimmo Andy Nimmo ... 1st Civil Servant
Bryan MacKenzie Bryan MacKenzie ... 2nd Civil Servant
Julian Glover ... Senior Police Officer
Niel Nativel Niel Nativel ... Sergeant Van Niekerk
Doug Wilson Doug Wilson ... Sergeant Naude
Hans Woolfe Hans Woolfe ... Sergeant Louw
Warren Clarke ... Swanepoel
John Matshikiza ... Walter Sisulu
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Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) become South Africa's first Black President, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his leadership in negotiating a bloodless revolution in that country.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nelson Mandela See more »

Filming Locations:

Zimbabwe

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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South African Prime Minister D. F. Malan: [1948 opening narration; South African police raid & bulldoze a Black shantytown] Mr. Speaker, today South Africa belongs to us. Where we shall be introducing legislation to implement our policy which we call Apartheid-the separation between the races. Races will live and travel separately. Education will be separate for all groups at all levels. Native reserves will become Black homelands. Work fitting for the White man will be reserved for him and him alone. Apartheid rests on three unarguable...
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