The Man Who Drove with Mandela (1998)

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  • The Moffie Who Drove with Mandela Alternative
  • The Last Moffie Alternative


Documentary. Story of gay Johannesburg theatre director, Cecil Williams, who gave Nelson Mandela cover for his political activities by employing him as a chauffeur. Documentary footage and interviews are intercut with fictional inserts of key moments in Williams' life.

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