Naomie Harris says Nelson Mandela's ex-wife gave her a carte blanche to 'play me as you see fit' in the film Long Walk to Freedom.
Speaking to TV Africa Correspondent Rohit Kachroo at the film's premiere in Johannesburg, Harris said she found the conversation with Winnie Mandela "liberating".
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