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Invictus (2009)

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Invictus (2009) (Movie)
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Invictus (Movie)

December 9, 2009
Genres: Biography / Drama / Sports
 
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The story is based on the John Carlin book Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Changed a Nation about the events in South Africa before and during the 1995 Rugby World Cup, hosted in that country following the dismantling of apartheid. Freeman and Damon play, respectively, South African President Nelson Mandela and François Pienaar, the captain of the South African rugby union team the Springboks.