Gandhi
(DVD)

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LocationCall NumberStatus
Bellevue - Adult MovieDVD 791.43 G1956W 2007On Shelf
Old Hickory - Adult MovieDVD 791.43 G1956W 2007On Shelf

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Format
DVD
Edition
25th anniversary ; [Collector's ed.]
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (190 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
ISBN
1424840945, 9781424840946
UPC
043396174375

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982.
General 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.
Creation/Production Credits
Directors of photography, Ronnie Taylor, Billy Williams ; editor, John Bloom ; music, Ravi Shankar ; costume designers, Bhanu Athaiya, John Mollo ; production designer, Stuart Craig.
Participants/Performers
Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen, Ian Charleson, Athol Fugard, Gunter Maria Halmer, Saeed Jaffrey.
Description
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround.
Language
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.
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)

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Attenborough, R., Briley, J., Kingsley, B., Bergen, C., Fox, E., Gielgud, J., Howard, T., Mills, J., Sheen, M., Charleson, I., Fugard, A., Halmer, G. M., Jaffrey, S., Taylor, R., Williams, B., Bloom, J., Shankar, R., Athaiya, B., Mollo, J., Craig, S., & Seirton, M. (2007). Gandhi (25th anniversary ; [Collector's ed.]). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Richard. Attenborough et al.. 2007. Gandhi. Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Richard. Attenborough et al.. Gandhi Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2007.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Attenborough, Richard., et al. Gandhi 25th anniversary ; [Collector's ed.], Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2007.

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