ESPN Films 30 for 30: The 16th Man DVDItem Number: 24781006
Morgan Freeman and Cliff Bestall tell the emotional story of the 1995 South African World Cup rugby team and how their success helped heal a nation in the ESPN Films® 30 for 30: The 16th Man DVD. After the apartheid government was overthrown, Nelson Mandela's new government was badly in need of racial unity. Against all odds, the South African team made a run to the final match and provided a cause that the whole country could rally behind.
- ESPN Films® 30 for 30: The 16th Man DVD
- Director: Cliff Bestall
- Narrated by Oscar winner Morgan Freeman
- Plot: The film explores the role the game of rugby played in the helping to unite the country of South Africa by following the improbable run the 1995 World Cup team made, as they knocked off New Zealand in the final match.
- Run Time: 52 minutes
- Rating: Not Rated
- ESPN Films
Country of Origin: United States