Invictus (2009) film
The film talks about the inspiring life of Nelson Mandela and how he worked in unison with the captain of the rugby team of South Africa to bring the country together. The new president knows that his country is in a state of disintegration because of the discrimination and all forms of apartheid. He believed that he could use sports to unite his people in the Rugby World Cup Championship tournament.
Mandela is released from the dungeons of prisons and his rise to power to become the president of South Africa indicates a form of radical change. Because of apartheid, the president has a hard task ahead of ensuring that all the citizens’ works together in a peaceful co-existence. He fully supports the national rugby team which was perceived to be of the whites for the sake of national healing and reconciliation.
Nelson Mandela dream had an inspiration to make the rugby team acceptable by all citizens. He co-operated with the captain to inspire the team to emerge winners in the championship though this was like a dream. When he goes to the watch the games, he is guarded by a racially mixed security personnel. The president did this plant in mind of the South Africans that discrimination was a thing of the past. He is also seen in areas which were considered hot spots and unprotected.
The film is considered a predominant study that distinguishes an extra-ordinary character in the recent past. It has subplots that describe the way racial discrimination was approached and its comic appearance. The film shows the efforts of Nelson Mandela to ensure that apartheid came to an end and individuals live as brothers and sisters.