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First Look At Powerful 'Mandela' Movie

by Jackie Willis 8:43 AM PDT, July 19, 2013
Photo: Yahoo Movies

It's only the first trailer and already actor Idris Elba is getting rave reviews for his portrayal of South African politician Nelson Mandela.

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, not set to hit theaters until Nov. 29, 2013, chronicles Nelson Mandela's life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

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Title cards flash across the screen as descriptors of Mandela that read: "Public Enemy No. 1," "Hunted By Police," "Feared By The Government," "Liberator" and "Revolutionary."

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To view the trailer CLICK HERE or see below.

Do you think Elba pulls off the role of a young Mandela?

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