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Monday, May 24, 2010

Releases for the Week of 05/18/10 - 05/23/10 (Ratings Out of Four Stars.)

In 1995, newly elected President Nelson Mandela became the champion of South Africa's low-ranking national rugby team, the Springboks. To the nation's blacks, Rugby represented white Afrikaner elitism, but believing South Africa's pride was at stake since the nation was set to host 1995's World Rugby...
Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009

Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela

The teams were separated by a cyclone fence, a road and a world of difference. On one side of the street in South Africa, a white rugby team in neat uniforms kicked the ball around a manicured field; on the other, a ragtag black team played in the dirt. And suddenly, rushing down the road, came a motorcade with the man who would bring both sides together, Nelson Mandela.

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