World Premiere at TIFF
Director: Darrell J. Roodt
Cast: Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard, Elias Koteas and Wendy Crewson
Canadian Distributor: D Films
Academy Award®-winner Jennifer Hudson and Academy Award®-nominee Terrence Howard star in Winnie
, the untold love story of Winnie and Nelson Mandela. Winnie
is an epic, often heart-wrenching voyage toward understanding one of the world's most remarkable and enigmatic women.
Directed by Darrell J. Roodt (Cry, The Beloved Country)
, the film reveals Winnie Mandela's remarkable journey amidst the turbulent decades of her husband Nelson's imprisonment. Notwithstanding her own incarceration and torture, her fierce courage in the face of personal and political turmoil show her unfaltering commitment to her husband's dream of equality for their people.