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Imprint
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition
25th anniversary [ed.] ; 2-disc collector's ed. ; widescreen version.
Descript
2 videodiscs (190 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Note
Includes English, dubbed French, dubbed Portuguese, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, Korean, Portuguese or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen, Ian Charleson, Athol Fugard, Gunter Maria Halmer, Saeed Jaffrey.
Credits
Producer/director, Richard Attenborough ; writer, John Briley ; directors of photography, Ronnie Taylor, Billy Williams ; editor, John Bloom ; music, Ravi Shankar.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Awards
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).
Audience
MPAA rating: PG.
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.
Note
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.
Local Note
MW, 8-08; 10-10(rpl); 2-11(rpl)
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Gandhi (Motion picture)
ISBN
1424840945
9781424840946
ISBN/ISSN
043396174375
Music #
17437 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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