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Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom Nominated for Three Golden Globe Awards

MandelaAnant Singh’s film adaptation of Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, has received three Golden Globe nominations. Idris Elba, who played Mandela in the movie, was nominated for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, Alex Heffes was nominated for Best Original Score and U2 was nominated for the Best Original Song for “Ordinary Love”, written for the movie.

Singh said that they are honoured to have received the nominations, adding that it’s the first time a South African film has received this number of nominations.

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom received three Golden Globe Nominations, it was announced in Los Angeles earlier yesterday. Idris Elba received the nomination for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Nelson Mandela, Alex Heffes received the nomination for Best Original Score and U2 was nominated for the Best Original Song – “Ordinary Love” which was written especially for the film.

Idris Elba also received a nomination for Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television for his role in the television series, Luther which he won last year.

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