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Winnie Mandela (2013)

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Domestic Box Office $61,847Details
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Winnie Mandela is an story of love, sacrifice and courage. Moving from a remote tribal village to Johannesburg, South Africa, a proud young Winnie soon found love with a rising political star, Nelson Mandela. When Nelson was imprisoned for protesting the brutal Apartheid government, Winnie worked tirelessly to win his freedom and to carry on his message of peace and equality. Her struggle to keep the Mandela dream alive was rewarded by years of persecution and imprisonment, including 18 months of solitary confinement. Throughout, her resolve to fight for her freedom, her family and her country never wavered. Her leadership and unconquerable spirit caught the attention of the world and earned her the name "the mother of the nation.


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Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 6th, 2013 (Limited) by Image Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for some violence and language.
(Rating bulletin 2279, 7/3/2013)
Running Time: 103 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Political, Dysfunctional Family, Apartheid, Civil Disobedience, Prison, Government Corruption, Infidelity, Relationships Gone Wrong
Source:Based on Factual Book/Article
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Equinoxe Films, Industrial Development of South Africa, National Empowerment Fund, The Movie Network, Movie Central
Production Countries: Canada,
South Africa

Leading Cast

   Winnie Mandela
   Nelson Mandela

Supporting Cast

Elias Koteas    De Vries
Wendy Crewson    Mary Botha

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Production and Technical Credits

Andre Pieterse    Screenwriter
Darrell Roodt    Screenwriter
Anne Marie du Preez Bezdrob    Story Creator
Andre Pieterse    Producer
Michael Mosca    Producer
Ellen Wander    Executive Producer
Geoffrey Qhena    Executive Producer
Sylvain Lebel    Editor
Mario Janelle    Director of Photography
Laurent Eyquem    Composer

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