Biographical film (2013) based on the book "Long Walk to Freedom" (1994) by South African anti-apartheid leader and former President Nelson Mandela. It chronicles his life from his rural village childhood to his inauguration as president of South Africa. Directed by Justin Chadwick, screenplay by William Nicholson, stars Idris Elba and Naomie Harris, premiered September 7, 2013 at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, released on November 29, 2013.