Mandela screenwriter blames 12 years a Slave for 'sucking up all the guilt about black people'

June 3, 2014 8:45 PM

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Mandela screenwriter blames 12 years a Slave for 'sucking up all the guilt about black people'

British writer William Nicholson is very bitter about the performance of his movie Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and he's pretty sure he know why the movie didn't do so well.

12 Years a Slave “sucked up all the guilt about black people that was available” he told an audience at the Hay Festival , according to The Independent . He went on: “I think it worked superbly. I’m incredible proud of this film. Unfortunately it didn’t get the kind of acclaim that I wanted. It didn...

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