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Gandhi [videorecording] / Carolina Bank ; Goldcrest Films International ; Indo-British ; International Film Investors ; National Film Development Corporation of India ; produced by Richard Attenborough ; written by John Briley ; directed by Richard Attenborough.

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  • 8 of 10 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC GAN (Text) 33892005268959 Adult DVDs DVD None 07/08/2009 Available -

Record details

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

Content descriptions

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.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 2. Designing Gandhi (3 min.) -- In search of Gandhi (9 min.) -- Looking back (18 min.) -- Madeleine Slade : an Englishwoman abroad (10 min.) -- Reflections on Ben (9 min.) -- Shooting an epic in India (18 min.) -- The funeral (14 min.) -- The words of Mahatma Gandhi (2 min.) -- Vintage newsreel footage (10 min.) -- Ben Kingsley talks about Gandhi g (19 min.) -- From the director's chair #1-on casting ; #2 on music (10 min.).
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
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.
French language materials > Video recordings.
Korean language materials > Video recordings.
Spanish language materials > Video recordings.
Religious leaders > India > Drama.
Great Britain > Colonies > India > Drama.
India > History > British occupation, 1765-1947 > Drama.
India > History > 1947- > Drama.
India > Drama.
Paz > Aspectos religiosos > Budismo, Cristianismo, etc. > Teatro.
Gran BretaƱa > Historia > Siglo XX > Teatro.
Verenigde Staten.
Genre: Feature films.
Epic films.
Historical films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Historical > Feature.
Ethnic > Feature.
Crime > Feature.

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