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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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.
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- 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, 
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.
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.
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)
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