His sharp political instincts telling him that his nation requires a unifying gesture to build upon his electoral victory, new South African president Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) reaches out to the country's rugby team captain (Matt Damon), asking no less of his mostly white underdog squad than to win the 1995 World Cup. Thrilling sports sequences and inspirational drama highlight producer/director Clint Eastwood's drama based on a book by John Carlin. Co-stars Tony Kgoroge, Leleti Khumalo. 133 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish, French; featurette; theatrical trailer.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Actor (Morgan Freeman), Best Supporting Actor (Matt Damon)
- Clint Eastwood
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- Cast: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge, Patrick Mofokeng, Matt Stern, Julian Lewis Jones, Adjoa Andoh, Marguerite Wheatley, Leleti Khumalo, Patrick Lyster, Penny Downie, Bonnie Henna, Danny Keogh, Dan Robbertse, Robin Smith, David Dukas, Grant Swanby, Langley Kirkwood, Robert Hobbs, Hennie Bosman, Meren Reddy, Susan Danford, Bart Fouche, Johnny Cicco, Wayne Harrison... More
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