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  • Language/Profanity:  Racial epithets, s-it.
  • Smoking/Drinking/Drugs:  Francois toasts "the taste of defeat" as they drink beer; more drinking.
  • Sex/Nudity:  Kissing; a man and woman in a hotel room kiss and fall out of frame, toward the bed.
  • Violence/Crime:  Footage of racial violence; rugby hits; an airliner flies very close to a stadium filled with people.
  • Marriage/Family:  Mandela dances with a woman and compares her to his wife.
  • Religion:  Mandela says, "Forgiveness liberates the soul. It removes fear. That is why it is such a powerful weapon"; the South African anthem is said to mean "God bless South Africa," and Francois says they could use such a blessing; title poem reads, "I thank whatever gods may be. … I am the master of my fate/I am the captain of my soul"; the team prays after its finals match concludes.