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Gandhi [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures ; International Film Investors ... [et al.] present Richard Attenborough's film ; produced by Richard Attenborough ; written by John Briley ; directed by Richard Attenborough.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Library Reserve Desk DVD 4575 37684001063925 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0767828070
  • ISBN: 9780767828079
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (190 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Video, c2001.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Faculty reserve.
Material for LVIS-223 (Menon).
Special features include: Ben Kingsley talks about Gandhi; original newsreel footage of Gandhi in England, his farewell talk in Europe, and the Mahatma Gandhi death fast; the making of Gandhi photo montage ; the works of Mahatma Gandhi; filmographies; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directors of photography, Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor ; editor, John Bloom ; music, Ravi Shankar, George Fenton.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen.
Summary, etc.:
Tells the story of Gandhi's adult life, when he led an entire country to freedom, using non-violent methods.
System Details Note:
DVD, Region 1, widescreen presentation (aspect ratio 2.35:1); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English, French and Spanish language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English, Chinese, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish and Thai; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards for Best Picture: Richard Attenborough; Best Actor in a Leading Role: Ben Kingsley; Best Art Direction-Set Decoration: Robert W. Laing, Michael Seirton, Craig, Stuart; Best Cinematography: Ronnie Taylor, Billy Williams; Best Costume Design: Bhanu Athaiya, John Mollo; Best Director: Richard Attenborough; Best Film Editing: John Bloom; Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen: John Briley.
Subject: Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 > Drama.
Nonviolence > Drama.
India > In motion pictures.
India > Politics and government > 1919-1947 > Drama.
South Africa > Race relations > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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