PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Anachronism: After the final match, a woman can be seen briefly playing the drums, she is wearing a Springbok jersey from the 2000-2001 season. The Nike emblem is visible and yellow piping down the seams.
High School Boy:
Who is it, sir?
High School Coach: It's the terrorist Mandela, they let him out. Remember this day boys, this is the day our country went to the dogs.
When Nelson Mandela's head bodyguard is passing out the president's schedule to the other bodyguards, he first calls it the "SHEDule" using the British pronunciation, but a few moments later he calls it the "SKEDule" using the American pronunciation.
The Warner Bros logo is the 90s era logo, in keeping with the time period of the film.
English, Afrikaans, Maori, Zulu, Xhosa, Southern Sotho
CAD 644,056 (Canada) (13 December 2009)
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