MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Justin Chadwick Stars: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris,  Deon Lotz. The recent death of Nelson Mandela lends an extra significance and poignant quality to this earnest but fairly conventional biopic. Mandela was of course the inspirational anti-apartheid activist, the political prisoner turned politician, and Nobel-prize winning elderly statesman who led South Africa through its turbulent transition from racist state to a period of equality and black rule. And Clint Eastwood's Invictus showed how the wily politician used the Rugby World Cup to Continue reading