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General Note:
Title from sell sheet.
Special features: Matt Damon plays rugby ; Invictus music trailer ; Vision, courage, and honor: Clint Eastwood and the power of a true story ; Mandela meets Morgan ; The Eastwood factor.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Clint Eastwood.
Participant or Performer Note:
Matt Damon, Morgan Freeman.
Summary, etc.:
Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's underdog rugby team as they make an unlikely run to the 1995 World Cup Championship match.
In 1994, having been released from his long imprisonment, Nelson Mandela is elected as the first president of post-apartheid South Africa. Racial tension runs high, even in the president's offices, and especially among the members of his half black, half Afrikaner security team. As hosts of the 1995 Rugby World Cup, South Africa's low ranked national team, the Springboks, have a berth in the tournament. Mandela begins makeing public appearances supporting the team, and meets privately with captain Francois Pienaar, encouraging him to inspire his teammates to victory. The Springboks' new slogan is "One team, One nation." President Mandela is betting that if they win the Cup, it might even be a bit true.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: PG-13; for brief strong language.
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Mandela, Nelson, 1918- > Drama.
Mandela, Nelson, 1918- > Teatro.
Springboks (Rugby team) > Drama.
Copa Mundial de Fútbol > Teatro.
World Cup (Rugby football) > Drama.
Nationalism and sports > South Africa > Drama.
Rugby Union football > South Africa > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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24500. ‡aInvictus ‡h[videorecording].
260 . ‡a[United States] : ‡bWarner Home Video, ‡c2010.
300 . ‡a1 videodisc (133 min.) : ‡bsd., col. ; ‡c4 3/4 in.
500 . ‡aTitle from sell sheet.
500 . ‡aSpecial features: Matt Damon plays rugby ; Invictus music trailer ; Vision, courage, and honor: Clint Eastwood and the power of a true story ; Mandela meets Morgan ; The Eastwood factor.
508 . ‡aDirected by Clint Eastwood.
5111 . ‡aMatt Damon, Morgan Freeman.
520 . ‡aNewly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's underdog rugby team as they make an unlikely run to the 1995 World Cup Championship match.
520 . ‡aIn 1994, having been released from his long imprisonment, Nelson Mandela is elected as the first president of post-apartheid South Africa. Racial tension runs high, even in the president's offices, and especially among the members of his half black, half Afrikaner security team. As hosts of the 1995 Rugby World Cup, South Africa's low ranked national team, the Springboks, have a berth in the tournament. Mandela begins makeing public appearances supporting the team, and meets privately with captain Francois Pienaar, encouraging him to inspire his teammates to victory. The Springboks' new slogan is "One team, One nation." President Mandela is betting that if they win the Cup, it might even be a bit true.
5218 . ‡aRating: PG-13; for brief strong language.
5218 . ‡aMPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language.
538 . ‡aDVD, widescreen.
546 . ‡aClosed-captioned.
590 . ‡5bolton ‡aBentley MemorialLibrary "Gift of generous patrons" 2010.
590 . ‡5bolton ‡aBentley MemorialLibrary "Gift of generous patrons" 2010.
60010. ‡aMandela, Nelson, ‡d1918- ‡vDrama.
60017. ‡aMandela, Nelson, ‡d1918- ‡vTeatro. ‡2bidex
61020. ‡aSpringboks (Rugby team) ‡vDrama.
61027. ‡aCopa Mundial de Fútbol ‡vTeatro. ‡2bidex
61120. ‡aWorld Cup (Rugby football) ‡vDrama.
650 0. ‡aNationalism and sports ‡zSouth Africa ‡vDrama.
650 0. ‡aRugby Union football ‡zSouth Africa ‡vDrama.
655 0. ‡aFeature films.
655 0. ‡aBiographical films.
655 0. ‡aVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
7001 . ‡aEastwood, Clint, ‡d1930-
7001 . ‡aDamon, Matt.
7001 . ‡aFreeman, Morgan.
7102 . ‡aWarner Home Video (Firm)
901 . ‡aocn558876514 ‡bOCoLC ‡c612245 ‡tbiblio ‡sOCLC

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