Thursday, 5 December 2013
Photos: Naomie Harris and Idris Elba: 'Mandela' Paris Premiere
Naomie Harris and Idris Elba hold hands as they hit the red carpet at the premiere of their new film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom held at UNESCO on Monday (December 2) in Paris, France.
The 37-year-old British actress and Idris, 41, were joined at the event by their co-star Lindiwe Matshikiza, producer Anant Singh, and director of the flick Justin Chadwick.
“Its the hardest thing I’ve ever done. I had to plot it out,” Naomi said about playing Winnie Mandela in the flim (viaThe Guardian). “At 21, Winnie had joyfulness, innocence, openness, excitement and an ability to fall in love deeply. But as people get older – well, some people – they close down. Winnie is a complex woman– like seven people in one. She was a grass-roots activist – on the streets with the people. She could only survive the level of brutality she went through this way.”
FYI: Naomie is wearing a Vionnet dress, Chanel jewellery, Burberry shoes and Rauwolf clutch.