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The Resource Gandhi, Columbia Pictures ; International Film Investors, Goldcrest Films International, National Film Development Corporation Ltd. of India, Indo-British Films Ltd. ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)

Gandhi, Columbia Pictures ; International Film Investors, Goldcrest Films International, National Film Development Corporation Ltd. of India, Indo-British Films Ltd. ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)

Label
Gandhi
Title
Gandhi
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures ; International Film Investors, Goldcrest Films International, National Film Development Corporation Ltd. of India, Indo-British Films Ltd. ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough
Title variation
  • Gandhi, his triumph changed the world forever
  • Richard Attenborough's film Gandhi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • kor
  • eng
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
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
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Gandhi (Motion picture)
Credits note
Directors of photography, Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor ; production designer, Stuart Craig ; editor, John Bloom ; music, Ravi Shankar ; orchestral score & additional music, George Fenton
Date time place
Filmed on location in India, The United Kingdom, and at Shepperton Studio Centre in Shepperton, Surrey, England
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
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
PerformerNote
Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, John Gielgud, Edward Fox, John Mills, Martin Sheen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1946-
  • 1904-2000
  • 1937-
  • 1908-2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Attenborough, Richard
  • Briley, John
  • Kingsley, Ben
  • Bergen, Candice
  • Gielgud, John
  • Fox, Edward
  • Mills, John
  • Sheen, Martin
  • Columbia Pictures
  • International Film Investors (Firm)
  • Goldcrest Films International
Runtime
191
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gandhi
  • Nonviolence
  • India
  • South Africa
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
live action
Label
Gandhi, Columbia Pictures ; International Film Investors, Goldcrest Films International, National Film Development Corporation Ltd. of India, Indo-British Films Ltd. ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Special Features: Disc 1. Introduction by Richard Attenborough; 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • (10 min.)
  • Reflections on Ben
  • (9 min.)
  • Shooting an epic in India
  • (18 min.)
  • The funeral
  • (14 min.)
  • The words of Mahatma Gandhi
  • (2 min.)
  • Vintage newsreel footage
  • Disc 2.
  • (10 min.)
  • Ben Kingsley talks about Gandhi
  • (19 min.)
  • From the director's chair #1-on casting ; #2 on music
  • (10 min.)
  • Designing Gandhi
  • (3 min.)
  • In search of Gandhi
  • (9 min.)
  • Looking back
  • (18 min.)
  • Madeleine Slade : an Englishwoman abroad
Control code
ocm77523787
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc collector's ed.; 25th anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (191 min.)
Isbn
9781424840946
Medium for sound
videodisc
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) i9781424840946
System details
DVD, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; Remastered in high definition
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Gandhi, Columbia Pictures ; International Film Investors, Goldcrest Films International, National Film Development Corporation Ltd. of India, Indo-British Films Ltd. ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Special Features: Disc 1. Introduction by Richard Attenborough; 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • (10 min.)
  • Reflections on Ben
  • (9 min.)
  • Shooting an epic in India
  • (18 min.)
  • The funeral
  • (14 min.)
  • The words of Mahatma Gandhi
  • (2 min.)
  • Vintage newsreel footage
  • Disc 2.
  • (10 min.)
  • Ben Kingsley talks about Gandhi
  • (19 min.)
  • From the director's chair #1-on casting ; #2 on music
  • (10 min.)
  • Designing Gandhi
  • (3 min.)
  • In search of Gandhi
  • (9 min.)
  • Looking back
  • (18 min.)
  • Madeleine Slade : an Englishwoman abroad
Control code
ocm77523787
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc collector's ed.; 25th anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (191 min.)
Isbn
9781424840946
Medium for sound
videodisc
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) i9781424840946
System details
DVD, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; Remastered in high definition
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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