No One Is Born Hating

As the great man’s life draws inevitably to a close, the war for Mandela’s legacy looks set to be an ugly one. Amongst his countrymen, his party and even his family a war seems set to be waged over burial rights, not to mention his ideological heir-ship  Likewise, there seems to be something of a struggle going on over Mandela’s meaning in Hollywood – and with a new adaptation of his 1994 autobiography due for release in January, interpreting the former South African President’s life narrative will undoubtedly continue beyond his final days. As some of you might be aware, the teaser trailer for Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom was released this week – if you haven’t had chance, have a look now. 

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