First Look At Powerful 'Mandela' Movie

By JACKIE WILLIS

July 19, 2013

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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