Cast member Idris Elba poses on the red carpet before a screening of the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom"
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Nelson Mandela film has Toronto premiere

British stars took to the red carpet at the Toronto Film Festival on Saturday for the premiere of the new Nelson Mandela biopic, Long Walk to Freedom.

The film was inspired by the former South African president's autobiography and stars Luther actor Idris Elba in the title role.

He's already being tipped for an Oscar, as Tom Brook reports.

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