Gandhi

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Publisher:
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,
Pub. Date:
[2007]
Edition:
2-disc collector's ed.; 25th anniversary ed.
Language:
English
Description
It was Richard Attenborough's lifelong dream to bring the life story of Indian political and spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi to the screen. When it finally reached fruition in 1982, the 188-minute, Oscar-winning Gandhi was one of the most exhaustively thorough biopics ever made. The film begins in the early part of the 20th century, when Mohandas K. Gandhi (Ben Kingsley), a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of "passive resistance," endeavoring to win freedom for his people without resorting to bloodshed. In the horrendous "slaughter" sequence, more extras appear on screen than in any previous historical epic. The supporting cast includes Candice Bergen as photographer Margaret Bourke-White, Athol Fugard as General Smuts, John Gielgud as Lord Irwin, John Mills as the viceroy, Martin Sheen as Walker, Trevor Howard as Judge Broomfield, and, in a tiny part as a street bully, star-to-be Daniel Day-Lewis. Gandhi won eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Director. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
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Contributors:
Goldcrest Films and Television.
Briley, John,screenwriter.
Briley, John.
Clements, John,Sir,1910-1988,actor.
Taylor, Ronnie,1924-director of photography.
ISBN:
9781424840946
9780767828079
UPC:
043396174375
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title_full Gandhi [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures, Gandhi [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures ; International Film Investors ... [and others] present Richard Attenborough's film ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, Gandhi [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures ; International Film Investors, Goldcrest Films International, National Film Development Corporation Ltd. of India, Indo-British Films Ltd. ; directors of photography, Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor ; executive producer, Michael Stanley-Evans ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, Gandhi [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures in association with Goldcrest Films ; International Film Investors ; National Film Development Corporation of India ; Indo-British Films ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough
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topic_facet Assassination, Autonomy and independence movements, Colonies, Gandhi, History, Nationalists, Nonviolence, Politics and government, Religious leaders, Statesmen
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