'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 08:00 AM PST by

Justin Chadwick's biopic starring Idris Elba in his Golden Globe nominated performance is planned for Blu-ray in March. Pre-orders are also now available at Amazon.

In an early announcement to retailers, Starz/Anchor Bay is working on 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' for a Blu-ray release on March 18.

Nelson Mandela's extraordinary journey to becoming one of history's most iconic figures is brought to life in 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.' The film chronicles Nelson Mandela's early life, education, marriage and 27-year prison sentence before becoming South Africa's first democratically elected president. Working to rebuild the country's once segregated society, Mandela's greatest struggles lead to his greatest triumph.

The Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Combo Pack will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 soundtrack, and supplements include: Mandela: The Leader You Know, The Man You Didn't; Feature Commentary With Director Justin Chadwick; Behind-The-Scenes Featurettes; and a Tribute Video Gallery.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $39.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 18.

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (Blu-ray)
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