Leon Schuster ‘will beat Madiba movie’

2013-11-29 08:23

A film critic has predicted Leon Schuster’s new movie will be far more popular than the Madiba film this weekend.

“With all due respect to our [father of the nation Nelson Mandela], I want to say that people want to relax over weekends,” said Leon van Nierop, who is convinced that Schuster’s movie will attract far more viewers, Beeld newspaper reported today.

Both Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, and Schuks! Your Country Needs You, start showing in movie theatres today.

Nu Metro marketing head Mark Harris said he expected both movies to do well, but the Mandela movie would be on the circuit for longer.

Ster-Kinekor’s Doug Place told the Afrikaans daily it would be very interesting to compare their successes at the box office after the first two weeks.


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