Currently in theaters, MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is a sincere biopic depicting the life and career of South African activist and freedom fighter NELSON MANDELA. Directed by JUSTIN CHADWICK and based on MANDELA’S 1994 autobiography, the film is exhaustive in its attention to the details of his many accomplishments. The awards-worthy cast features knock-out performances by IDRIS ELBA, NAOMIE HARRIS, MORGAN FREEMAN and TERRENCE HOWARD.
For ELBA, the experience of playing the iconic leader was a learning experience that he valued. During our recent interview, he talked about what his take-away was from the role. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR TO HEAR IDRIS ELBA )
MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is in theaters now