Trailer: Idris Elba Is Nelson Mandela On A Long Walk To Freedom

This trailer suggests that The Long Walk To Freedom won’t be just a metaphor.

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I assume that’s a sunrise, not a sunset – this isn’t A Hard Day’s Journey Into Night – and that alone is a rather poignant choice.

For a better look at Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela, or any look at Naomie Harris as Winnie at all, you’ll do better with these posters.

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Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom is released in the US November 29th, and in the UK  January 3rd.