Title Gandhi [videorecording] / producers, Indo-British Films Ltd., Richard Attenborough, NFDC, International Film Investors, Gold Crest Films International ; director, Richard Attenborough.
Publication Mumbai, India : National Film Development Corporation Ltd, 2012.
Description 1 videodisc (181 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical
NTSC
video file
Call # DVD HIN
Series Cinemas of India.
System Req DVD ; NTSC ; all regions.
Note In English and Hindi with English subtitles.
Videodisc release of the 1982 motion picture.
Title from disc and container.
"Collector's edition"--Container.
"NFDC-Cinemas of India"--Container.
Cast Ben Kingsley, Rohini Hattangadi, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, Trevor Howard, Martin Sheen, Ian Charleson, Saeed Jaffery, Roshan Seth, Alyque Padamsee, Amrish Puri.
Credits Music, Ravi Shankar; camera, Ronnie Taylor, Billiw Williams ; editor, John Bloom.
Summary The film spans 56 out of Gandhi's 79 years. It starts with his days in South Africa, where Gandhi is seen as a young attorney, who is thrown out of a first class compartment in spite of having a valid ticket. Angered at this humiliation, Gandhi decides to protest for the rights of Indians and other coloured people. It is here that he meets with his first success. His fame spreads to India and he is invited to return home to take part in the freedom struggle. On arrival, he is shocked at the poverty in the country and undertakes to travel all over the country to witness, at first hand, the atrocities of the British Empire. Gandhi's struggle to win freedom for India through his non-violent approach, his belief that men are more good than evil and his spiritual ideas all form a part of this saga, the biography of a fascinating world leader - both spiritual and political.
Audience Not rated.
Subject Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 -- Drama.
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 -- Political and social views -- Drama.
Statesmen -- India -- Drama.
Nationalists -- India -- Drama.
Biographical films -- India -- Drama.
Historical films -- India -- Drama.
Feature films -- India -- Drama.
India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947 -- Drama.
Addl. Author Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948.
Attenborough, Richard.
Kingsley, Ben, 1943-
Hattangady, Rohini, 1951-
Sheen, Martin.
Shankar, Ravi, 1920-2012.
National Film Development Corporation of India.
Shemaroo Entertainment Infinite (Firm)
Standard # 8903637006143

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