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stadium south africa apartheid nelson mandela sports nation idealism rugby president idealist based on true story racism poverty celebration duringcreditsstinger 1990s fighting the system


Release Date: December 10, 2009

Year    :   2009
Slogan    :   «His people needed a leader. He gave them a champion.»
Genres    :   Drama, History
Production Companies    :   Warner Bros. Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment, Revelations Entertainment, Malpaso Productions, Liberty Pictures
Director    :   Clint Eastwood
Producers    :   Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Mace Neufeld, Roger Birnbaum, Gary Barber, Robert Lorenz, Fiona Weir, Lori McCreary, Tim Moore, Genevieve Hofmeyr
Writers    :   Anthony Peckham, John Carlin
RunTime    :   134 mins.
Budget    :   60000000
Revenue    :   122426792

Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's rugby team as they make their historic run to the 1995 Rugby World Cup Championship match.

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