All Genres:
Biography, Drama, History, Sport

Release Year: 2009

Country: USA

Runtime: 133 min

Languages: English


Tagline: His people needed a leader. He gave them a champion.


Cast: Morgan Freeman … Nelson Mandela
Matt Damon … Francois Pienaar
Tony Kgoroge … Jason Tshabalala
Patrick Mofokeng … Linga Moonsamy
Matt Stern … Hendrick Booyens
Julian Lewis Jones … Etienne Feyder
Adjoa Andoh … Brenda Mazibuko
Marguerite Wheatley … Nerine
Leleti Khumalo … Mary
Patrick Lyster … Mr. Pienaar
Penny Downie … Mrs. Pinnear
Sibongile Nojila … Eunice
Bonnie Henna … Zindzi
Shakes Myeko … Minister of Sport
Louis Minnaar … Springbok Coach


Plot: Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup. add synopsis


Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 17 nominations

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