nelson mandela rugby movie
Nelson Mandela Rugby Movie
Invictus is a 2009 American-South African biographical sports drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon.The story is based on the John Carlin book Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation about the events in South Africa before and during the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge, Patrick Mofokeng. 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.
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First pictures of Morgan Freeman playing Nelson Mandela in ... Damon prepared for his role by training with a local rugby side. New stills from the film show ...
When South Africa won the 1995 rugby world cup just after apartheid had ended, the new president Nelson Mandela donned a jersey and won over a sceptical white population in a symbol of unity for the young democracy.