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The Resource Gandhi, 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, (videorecording)

Gandhi, 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, (videorecording)

Label
Gandhi
Title
Gandhi
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • kor
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
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
Awards note
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).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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
Date time place
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
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
PerformerNote
Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen, Ian Charleson, Athol Fugard, Gunter Maria Halmer, Saeed Jaffrey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1946-
  • 1937-
  • 1904-2000
  • 1916-1988
  • 1908-2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kingsley, Ben
  • Attenborough, Richard
  • Bergen, Candice
  • Fox, Edward
  • Gielgud, John
  • Howard, Trevor
  • Mills, John
  • Sheen, Martin
  • Charleson, Ian
  • Carolina Bank Limited (London, England)
  • Goldcrest Films International
  • Indo-British Films, Ltd
  • International Film Investors (Firm)
  • National Film Development Corporation of India
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
191
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gandhi
  • Gandhi
  • India
  • India
  • Biographical films
  • Feature films
  • Epic films
  • Historical films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Gandhi, 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm77523787
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; 25th anniversary ; 2-disc collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (191 min.)
Isbn
9781424840946
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.43651 GANDHI ; XX-D ; 2 DVD/1 AW ; CC ; YVN0703MW77 ; YVS0807MWHCD, wjm ; LAP ; B14MD040.
Other control number
043396174375
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
17437
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o77523787
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround ; region 1 ; remastered in high definition ; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Gandhi, 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, (videorecording)
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm77523787
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD ; 25th anniversary ; 2-disc collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (191 min.)
Isbn
9781424840946
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.43651 GANDHI ; XX-D ; 2 DVD/1 AW ; CC ; YVN0703MW77 ; YVS0807MWHCD, wjm ; LAP ; B14MD040.
Other control number
043396174375
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
17437
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o77523787
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround ; region 1 ; remastered in high definition ; widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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