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Gandhi

Gandhi (Motion picture)
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Summary

  • Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British.

Notes

  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982.
  • Special features: Disc 1. Introduction and commentary by Richard Attenborough. Disc 2. Photo gallery of vintage lobby cards; "The making of Gandhi" video montage; "Milestones in the life of Gandhi" interactive timeline; Trailer.
  • Region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; Remastered in high definition.
  • In English, dubbed French, dubbed Portuguese, or dubbed Spanish with optional English, Portuguese, Spanish, Korean, or French subtitles; Director's commentary optional Portuguese, Spanish or Korean subtitles; Closed-captioned.

Contents

  • Disc 2. Designing Gandhi (3 min.) -- In search of Gandhi (9 min.) -- Looking back (18 min.) -- Madeleine Slade : an Englishwoman abroad (10 min.) -- Reflections on Ben Shooting an epic in India The funeral (14 min.) -- The words of Mahatma Gandhi (2 min.) -- Vintage newsreel footage Ben Kingsley talks about Gandhi (19 min.) -- From the director's chair #1-on casting ; #2 on music (10 min.)

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