Invictus 2009
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Invictus 2009
His people needed a leader. He gave them a champion.
Plot: 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.
Story: The film tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela joined forces with the captain of South Africa's rugby team to help unite their country. 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 rugby team as they make their historic run to the 1995 Rugby World Cup Championship match.
Did you know: The prison cell for Nelson Mandela that the South African rugby team visited was the actual prison cell where Mandela stayed for 24 of his 27 prison years.
Release date: 11 December 2009
User Votes: 7.3
Countries: USA,
MPAA Rating: image
Runtime: 134 minutes
Oscars: None
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