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Gandhi

Summary: Follows the life of Mahatma Gandhi from his days as a lawyer in South Africa to his role as India's spiritual leader by using his philosophy of non-violent but direct-action protest that helped end British rule. Centers on the extraordinary man who fought for a nonviolent, peaceful existence and set an entire nation free.

Item details

  • ISBN: 1424840945
  • ISBN: 9781424840946
  • Physical Description: videorecording
    videodisc
    2 videodiscs (190 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 25th anniversary ; [Collector's ed.].
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007]

Contents / Notes

General Note: Title from container.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982.
Special features: "In search of Gandhi" featurette: Lord Attenborough discusses the various hurdles he faced in getting the film made; "Reflections on Ben" featurette; "Madeleine Slade: an Englishwoman abroad" featurette; "The funeral" featurette; "Shooting an epic in India" featurette; "Looking back" featurette; "Designing Gandhi" - 3 mini featurettes; "Ben Kingsley talks about Gandhi" featurette; four vintage newsreel shorts; "The making of 'Gandhi': a photo montage of behind-the-scenes stills.
English (Dolby 5.1), French (Dolby 2.0), Portuguese (Dolby 2.0) or Spanish (Dolby 2.0) dialogue, English, Korean, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Academy Awards, USA, 1983: Oscars for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Ben Kingsley) ; Best Art Direction - Set Decoration (Stuart Craig, Robert W. Laing, Michael Seirton) ; Best Cinematography (Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor) ; Best Costume Design (John Mollo, Bhanu Athaiya) ; Best Director (Richard Attenborough) ; Best Film Editing (John Bloom) ; Best Picture ; Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (John Briley).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directors of photography, Ronnie Taylor, Billy Williams ; editor, John Bloom ; music, Ravi Shankar ; costume designers, Bhanu Athaiya, John Mollo ; production designer, Stuart Craig.
Participant or Performer Note: Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen, Ian Charleson, Athol Fugard, Gunter Maria Halmer, Saeed Jaffrey.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround.
Language Note:
English (Dolby 5.1), French (Dolby 2.0), Portuguese (Dolby 2.0) or Spanish (Dolby 2.0) dialogue, English, Korean, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, USA, 1983: Oscars for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Ben Kingsley) ; Best Art Direction - Set Decoration (Stuart Craig, Robert W. Laing, Michael Seirton) ; Best Cinematography (Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor) ; Best Costume Design (John Mollo, Bhanu Athaiya) ; Best Director (Richard Attenborough) ; Best Film Editing (John Bloom) ; Best Picture ; Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (John Briley).
Subject: Gandhi Mahatma 1869-1948 Drama
Gandhi Mahatma 1869-1948 Assassination Drama
Nonviolence Drama
Biographical films Juvenile videorecordings
French language materials Videorecordings
Portuguese language materials Videorecordings
Korean language materials Videorecordings
Spanish language materials Videorecordings
DVDs Juvenile films
Religious leaders India Drama
Paz Aspectos religiosos Budismo, Cristianismo, etc Teatro
Gran Bretaña Historia Siglo XX Teatro
Great Britain Colonies India Drama
India History British occupation, 1765-1947 Drama
India History 1947- Drama
India Drama
Genre: Historical -- Feature.
Ethnic -- Feature.
Crime -- Feature.
Feature films.
Epic films.
Historical films.

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