Gandhi [videorecording] / Carolina Bank ; Goldcrest Films International ; Indo-British ; International Film Investors ; National Film Development Corporation of India
DVDs | Sony Pictures Home Entertainment | 2007 | 25th anniversary [ed.] ; 2-disc collector's ed. ; widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD G pt.1-2 DRAMA)
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Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 
25th anniversary [ed.] ; 2-disc collector's ed. ; widescreen version.
2 videodiscs (190 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Includes English, dubbed French, dubbed Portuguese, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, Korean, Portuguese or Spanish.
Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen, Ian Charleson, Athol Fugard, Gunter Maria Halmer, Saeed Jaffrey.
Producer/director, Richard Attenborough ; writer, John Briley ; directors of photography, Ronnie Taylor, Billy Williams ; editor, John Bloom ; music, Ravi Shankar.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
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).
MPAA rating: PG.
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.
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.
MW, 8-08; 10-10(rpl); 2-11(rpl)
Gandhi (Motion picture)
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