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Gandhi [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures in association with Goldcrest Films and International Film Investors and National Film Development Corporation of India and Indo-British Films present Richard Attenborough's film
Blu-rays Blu-rays | Sony Pictures Home Entertainment | 2009 | 25th anniversary [ed.], blu-ray version, widescreen version.
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Imprint
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2009]
Edition
25th anniversary [ed.], blu-ray version, widescreen version.
Descript
2 videodiscs (191 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
Blu-ray; Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 1080p High Definition; requires blu-ray player.
Note
Includes English, dubbed French, dubbed Portuguese and dubbed Spanish soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, English (SDH), Arabic, Dutch, French, Portuguese or Spanish.
Title from container.
Cast
Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen.
Credits
Written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough ; directors of photography, Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor ; editor, John Bloom ; music, Ravi Shankar ; orchestra score and additional music, George Fenton.
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: Disc 1: Exclusive: Gandhi's legacy: a picture-in-graphics track introduction by Sir Richard Attenborough; director's commentary. Disc 2: Vintage newsreel footage; Sir Ben Kingsley talks about Gandhi; "In search of Gandhi" featurette; "Reflections on Ben" featurette; "Madeleine Slade: an Englishwoman abroad" featurette; "The funeral" featurette; "Looking back" featurette; "Shooting an epic in India" featurette; "Designing Gandhi" featurette; "From the director's chair" featurette; "The words of Mahatma Gandhi" featurette; the making of Gandhi photo montage.
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film and special features -- Disc 2. Special features.
Local Note
MW, 4-14
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Gandhi (Motion picture)
ISBN
1424821053
9781424821051
ISBN/ISSN
043396154360
Music #
15436 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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