OSCAR NOMINEE! Based on Nelson Mandela’s autobiography of the same name, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming South Africa's first democratically elected black President. Idris Elba stars as the man who worked to rebuild his country’s once segregated society, becoming an inspiration to millions across the world. Naomie Harris features as Winnie Mandela while Justin Chadwick (The Other Boleyn Girl) directs. Golden Globe award winner: Best Song.
Oscar nominee: Best Song.