Long Walk to Freedom


2h 21m 2013

Brief Synopsis

This is the life story of President Nelson Mandela, the revolutionary leader who was the first black South African to hold the office of president and whose government ended apartheid in his country. Based on his autobiography, the film focuses on his early life, coming of age, education and the 27

Film Details

Also Known As
Mandela, Mandela - Vejen til frihed, Mandela - Vägen till frihet, Mandela : Der lange Weg zur Freiheit, Mandela : Un long chemin vers la liberté, Mandela: Del mito al hombre, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Mandela: Pitkä tie vapauteen, Mandela: Un long chemin vers la liberté, Mandela: Veien til frihet, Mandela: Özgürlüge Giden Uzun Yol
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2013
Distribution Company
ENTERTAINMENT ONE/LES FILMS S+VILLE/THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 21m

Synopsis

This is the life story of President Nelson Mandela, the revolutionary leader who was the first black South African to hold the office of president and whose government ended apartheid in his country. Based on his autobiography, the film focuses on his early life, coming of age, education and the 27 years he spent in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's society.

Cast

Mzu Ntantiso

Peter Kubheka

Atandwa Kani

Jabu Tshabalala

Simo Magwaza

Nomasonto Khumalo

Vocals

Carel Nel

Deon Lotz

Emily Whitefield

Sibusiyisile Msuthwana

Letisha Singh

Masiza Mbali

Nokwazi Dlamini

Vocals

Ndoni Khanyile

Sello Maake

Karl Du Preez

Lead Man

Ronni Gadula

Nikelo Mpupumiso

Warrick Grier

Rob Coutts

Phumzile Nokwe

Mornt Visser

Terry Pheto

Idris Elba

Lionel Newton

Bongani Masuku

Vocals

Louis Van Niekerk

Dylan Horley

Thandi Precious Phire

Vocals

Ayanda Bacela

Vocals

Zenzo Ngqobe

Tadini Masebeni

Vuyo Dabula

David W Butler

Grant Swanby

Thembinkosi Njokweni

Nokuthula Ledwaba

Buyile Mdladla

Luzuko Mbaleki

Lindi Matshikiza

Zolani Mkiva

Lizwi Vilakazi

Jacques Gombault

Jamie Bartlett

Kgomotso Ditshweni

Mary Twala

Theo Landey

Nomfusi Gotyana

Robert Hobbs

Danie Van Rensburg

Tshallo Sputla Chokwe

Faith Kekana

Vocals

Rassie Brits

Nokuthula Dlova

Naomie Harris

Khayalethu Anthony

Khululiwe Khanyile

Vocals

Joshua Manana

Bubu Mazibuko

Nozo Stella Zulu

Vocals

Graham Clarke

Likhona Kwitshana

Hamilton Lunga Buthelezi

Sipho Mampuru

Liyema Sixishe

Thomas Gumede

Khumbuzile Maphumulo

Presley Chweneyagae

Neo Modimogale

Riaad Moosa

Sthandiwe Kgoroge

Tony Kgoroge

Paul Harris

Thapelo Mokoena

Sihle Dlamini

Nqobile Mbanjwa

Vocals

Obed Baloyi

Jason Cope

Aj Van Der Merwe

Drikus Volschenk

Khanya Mankayi

Richard Lothian

Dean Fourie

Patrick Walton

Mark Elderkin

Albertus Pretorius

Andre Jacobs

Michael Mabizela

Sivuyile Ngesi

Siza Pini

Ntoza Talakumeni

Armand Aucamp

Aletta Majola

Edgar Sindane

Adam Neill

Thobani Tshangana

Kgosi Mongake

Ashley Saunders

Semuhle Shangasi

Sona Jobarteh

Vocals

Tertius Meintjes

Sinakho Motsepa

Marcel Van Heerden

Joanie Combrink

John Herbert

Kgaogelo Mooka

Unako Poswayo

Anrich Herbst

Carl Beukes

Refilwe Charles

Bongani Maseko

Fana Mokoena

Innocent Modiba

Vocals

Michelle Scott

Gys De Villiers

James Cunningham

Adriaan Heijns

Heinrick Reisenhofer

Robert Van Vuuren

Nicola Hanekom

Garth Breytenbach

Solulele Mbombo

Wessel Pretorius

Zikhona Sodlaka

Andre Stolz

Peter Krummek

Eduan Van Jaarsveld

Shoki Mokgapa

Zondwa Njokweni

Sambona Masebeni

Crew

Ayanda 'mccoy'

Driver

Faldelah Abrahams

Accounting Assistant

Mariam Abrahams

Scenic Artist

Nicky Abrahams

Production Coordinator

Matt Adams

Consultant

Shiraz Adams

Driver

Isaura Afonso

Loader

Lucy Ainsworth-taylor

Visual Effects Producer

Najib Ali

Driver

Vera Alimanova

Hair Stylist

Ana Alves

Loader

George Amos

Camera Operator

Steve Andrews

Assistant Director

Diederick Appelcryn

Assistant

Mark Appleby

Adr Mixer

Grant Appleton

Camera Operator

Kgotla Appolus

Assistant

Dafydd Archard

Sound

Francois Archer

Loader

Joe Arnold

Matchmove Artist

Alison Arnott

Production Assistant

Janice Ashby

Post-Production Accountant

Alfred Ashivudhi

Construction

Jude Asong

Driver

Nicoline Atson

Costumes

Mark Auret

Property Master

Mike Austin

Visual Effects

Matilda Baartman

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Priscilla Baba

Construction

Daleen Badenhorst

Prosthetic Makeup

Henry Badgett

Compositor

Shaheen Baig

Casting Associate

Vanessa Baker

Adr Voice Casting

Priyanka Balasubramanian

Visual Effects Producer

Ludwe Balintulo

Best Boy

Martin Baloyi

Driver

Martin Baloyi

Carpenter

Zwelixolile Banisa

Stunt Performer

Sonwaba Banizi

Stunt Performer

Talia Barak

Makeup

Bongi Barnabas

Construction

Carlton Barrett

Song

Angela Barson

Visual Effects Supervisor

Chris Barson

Visual Effects

Moeneeb Beaton

Carpenter

Gail Behrmann

Researcher

Thulani Belo

Assistant

Dillon Bennett

Sound Effects Editor

Robert Bentley

Location Manager

Mthengelen Bentshu

Carpenter

Vusumzi Bentshu

Carpenter

Keith Bernstein

Photography

Jonathan Berry

Music

Iain Berryman

Music Engineer

Sylvia Bini

Office Assistant

Mosimanegape C Biza

Song

Art Blakey

Song

Art Blakey

Song Performer

Dylan Bland

Grip

Dale Blignaut

Music

Margueritte Blom

Prosthetic Makeup

Ewen Bogle

Camera Focus Puller

Jongumzi Bokolo

Construction

Bono

Song

Joseph Booi

Driver

Jonguxolo Bota

Props Assistant

Mona Botha

Makeup

Willie Botha

Art Director

Ngawodwa Botomane

Carpenter

James Henry Boxley

Song

Keith M Boxley

Song

Tony Boyers

Production Manager

Siobhan Boyes

Post-Production Coordinator

Adam Brailsford

Assistant Editor

Ben Brazier

Foley Recordist

Robert Brazier

Foley Recordist

Celeste Bredenkamp

Accountant

Dustin Bredenkamp

Driver

Colin Breedt

Coordinator

Johnny Breedt

Production Designer

Sohan Brijlal

Auditor

Billi Bruins

Production Accountant

Emmanuel Bugana

Wardrobe

Serge Bugandwa

Assistant

Stuart Bullen

Visual Effects Supervisor

Vukile Bulose

Construction

Hetta Burger

Wardrobe

Hamilton Lunga Buthelezi

Construction

Dale Butler

Assistant Director

Morag Cameron

Production Supervisor

Dirk Campbell

Music

Chico Cardoso

On-Set Dresser

Para Maahir Cariem

Construction

Valter Casotto

Sculptor

Andrew Cassells

Editor

Kathryn Castles

Script Supervisor

Tim Cavagin

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Lungile Cekwana

Office Assistant

Bongani Cele

Assistant

Caption J Chashinya

Props Assistant

Jaci Cheiman

Casting Director

Rosemary Chester

Compositor

Nicolas Chevallier

Cgi Artist

John Chipokore

Props Assistant

Shylot Chitma

Prosthetic Makeup

Frank Christians

Grip

Diana Cilliers

Costume Designer

Peter Clark

Accounting Assistant

James Clarke

Finance Manager

Adam Clayton

Song

Michael Cleary

Camera Operator

Peter Cobbin

Music Engineer

Allen Cole

Song

Taryn Collier

Production Assistant

Michael Connell

Music Editor

Michelle Corney

Facilities Supervisor

Mark Coulier

Prosthetic Makeup

Graeme Cowie

Art Director

Brian Cox

Coproducer

Lars Cox

Camera Operator

Macaire Cox

Loader

Jo-ann Crawford

Transportation Coordinator

Eddie Crawley

Software Engineer

Lol Crawley

Dp/Cinematographer

Lol Crawley

Director Of Photography

Jacques Croeser

Carpenter

Michael Crusz

Visual Effects

Tyrone Dadd

Stunt Performer

Rebecca Dale

Original Score

Pietro Dalmasso

Foley Editor

Brandon Daniels

Electric

Eddie Daniels

Advisor

David Daouda

Driver

Mustafa Datoo

Post-Production Accountant

Elrick Davids

Crane Grip

Mark Davids

Painter

Zanodien Davis

Carpenter

Carlos De La Torre

Costume Coordinator

Julita De Wet

Wardrobe

Sibongile Delo

Construction

Russel Delport

Generator Operator

Kgomotso Ditshweni

Casting

Mbulelo Dlaba

Electric

Kholisekile Dlabantu

Construction

Swazi Dlamini

Production Assistant

Dan Dolan

Film Lab

Paul Donachie

Camera

Mike Dowson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Shaida Dramat

Seamstress Supervisor

Susan Dreyer

Makeup

Mani Dreyfuss

Apprentice

Sunette Du Plessis

Scenic Artist

Fred Du Preez

Set Decorator

David Dube

Carpenter

Avisha Dukhram

Auditor

Hilton Duma

Construction

Laurie Dunn

Production Manager

Tarryn Dunn

Location Assistant

Sam Dwyer

Archival Footage

Siyavuya Dyasi

Construction

Vusuminzi Dywill

Location Assistant

Ronald Ebersomn

Lighting Technician

Sarel Eloff

Camera Focus Puller

Thomas Ely

Props

Casper Erasmus

Electric

Mzimasi Eric

Swing Gang

Liesl Ernst

Finance Manager

Jason Evans

Rotoscope Artist

Cuan Eveleigh

Props Buyer

Chris Fabre

Grip

Jim Faircloth

Researcher

Thando Fani

Construction

Sean Feeley

Visual Effects

Zolani Feni

Painter

Ruy Filipe

Costume Designer

Dudley Fillies

Rigging Gaffer

Kristy Fiona

Wardrobe

Fabrizio Fioretti

Cgi Artist

Francois De Flamingh

Wardrobe

Nick Foley

Adr Mixer

Jayne Forbes

Costume Supervisor

Basil Ford

Executive Producer

Anthony Fortune

Carpenter

Rene Foster

Assistant Production Coordinator

Giovanni Fouche

Construction

Justin Fouche

Camera Operator

Lionel Foxcroft

Painter

Mogamat Nathier Fredericks

Carpenter

Quinton Fredericks

Camera

Ebrahim Frizlar

Tailor

Jeremy Frost

Assistant

Daniel Frye

Models

Asanda Fuma

Assistant

Melany Fuma

Script Supervisor

Siphelele Gamanye

Stunt Performer

Tinashe Gandanga

Carpenter

Frank Gardner

Camera Focus Puller

Mpumililo Gcilu

Stunt Performer

Ray Geldenhuis

Loader

Robert Gilman

Key Grip

Film Details

Also Known As
Mandela, Mandela - Vejen til frihed, Mandela - Vägen till frihet, Mandela : Der lange Weg zur Freiheit, Mandela : Un long chemin vers la liberté, Mandela: Del mito al hombre, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Mandela: Pitkä tie vapauteen, Mandela: Un long chemin vers la liberté, Mandela: Veien til frihet, Mandela: Özgürlüge Giden Uzun Yol
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2013
Distribution Company
ENTERTAINMENT ONE/LES FILMS S+VILLE/THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 21m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States November 29, 2013

Released in United States on Video March 18, 2014

Released in United States 2013

Morgan Freeman previously attached to star.

Limited Release in United States November 29, 2013

Released in United States on Video March 18, 2014

Released in United States 2013 (Spotlights)

Released in United States 2013 (Special Screenings)

Released in United States 2013 (Special Presentation)

Shekhar Kapur was previously attached to direct.