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Emmy Award-winning and Oscar-nominated actor, playwright, director and producer Laurence Fishburne stars as Nelson Mandela in a three-part, six-hour miniseries. The saga is based on two Mandela autobiographies -- "Conversations With Myself" and "Nelson Mandela by Himself" -- and in addition to detailing the early years of the politician's journey, "Madiba" reveals behind-the-scenes strategizing and bold tactics he and his collaborators used to bring attention to their movement, both domestically and internationally. The miniseries also pays homage to many lesser known men and women who made sacrifices toward South Africa's quest for freedom. Orlando Jones plays Oliver Tambo and David Harewood stars as Walter Sisulu, two of Mandela's closest friends, while Michael Nyqvist plays Dr. H.F. Verwoerd, the prime minister of apartheid-era South Africa from 1958 until his assassination in 1966.

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Mandela finally gets released from prison, but his liberation does not come without cost as he cannot reconcile his marriage; only Mandela can unify a divided nation.
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Despite personal financial hardship, Nelson takes on the grueling task of raising funds for the African National Congress; while Nelson serves a life sentence on Robben Island, his friend Oliver keeps the struggle alive on the outside.
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After his father's death and backing out of an arranged marriage, Nelson flees his village and heads to Johannesburg, where he continues his work as a underground revolutionary.

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