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The Resource Gandhi, Columbia Pictures in association with Goldcrest Films and International Film Investors and National Film Development Corporation of India and Indo-British Films present Richard Attenborough's film ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Gandhi, Columbia Pictures in association with Goldcrest Films and International Film Investors and National Film Development Corporation of India and Indo-British Films present Richard Attenborough's film ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Label
Gandhi
Title
Gandhi
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures in association with Goldcrest Films and International Film Investors and National Film Development Corporation of India and Indo-British Films present Richard Attenborough's film ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • jpn
  • kor
  • por
  • spa
  • tha
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • ara
  • chi
  • dut
  • eng
  • 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, 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 ; editor, John Bloom ; music, Ravi Shankar ; orchestra score and additional music, George Fenton
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
  • Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • (Feature): English (TrueHD 5.1), dubbed French (TrueHD 5.1), dubbed Portuguese (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, Arabic, Dutch, English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • (Special features): English (Dolby 2.0) dialogue, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai subtitles
PerformerNote
Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen, Saeed Jaffrey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1946-
  • 1937-
  • 1904-2000
  • 1916-1988
  • 1908-2005
  • 1920-2012
  • 1929-2015
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Briley, John
  • Attenborough, Richard
  • Kingsley, Ben
  • Bergen, Candice
  • Fox, Edward
  • Gielgud, John
  • Howard, Trevor
  • Mills, John
  • Sheen, Martin
  • Shankar, Ravi
  • Fenton, George
  • Jaffrey, Saeed
Runtime
191
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gandhi
  • Gandhi
  • Nonviolence
  • Religious leaders
  • Hunger strikes
  • India
  • Great Britain
  • India
  • India
Technique
live action
Label
Gandhi, Columbia Pictures in association with Goldcrest Films and International Film Investors and National Film Development Corporation of India and Indo-British Films present Richard Attenborough's film ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Special features: Disc 1: Exclusive: Gandhi's legacy: a picture-in-graphics track introduction by Sir Richard Attenborough; director's commentary. Disc 2: Vintage newsreel footage; Sir Ben Kingsley talks about Gandhi; "In search of Gandhi" featurette; "Reflections on Ben" featurette; "Madeleine Slade: an Englishwoman abroad" featurette; "The funeral" featurette; "Looking back" featurette; "Shooting an epic in India" featurette; "Designing Gandhi" featurette; "From the director's chair" featurette; "The words of Mahatma Gandhi" featurette; the making of Gandhi photo montage
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray, 25th anniversary.
Extent
2 videodiscs (191 min.)
Isbn
9781424821051
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396154360
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15436
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn301351871
  • (OCoLC)301351871
System details
Blu-ray disc, region A, B and C, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 1080p High Definition ; (Special features: Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., standard and High Definition)
Terms governing use
These Blu-ray discs are copy protected.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Gandhi, Columbia Pictures in association with Goldcrest Films and International Film Investors and National Film Development Corporation of India and Indo-British Films present Richard Attenborough's film ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Publication
Note
  • This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1982
  • Special features: Disc 1: Exclusive: Gandhi's legacy: a picture-in-graphics track introduction by Sir Richard Attenborough; director's commentary. Disc 2: Vintage newsreel footage; Sir Ben Kingsley talks about Gandhi; "In search of Gandhi" featurette; "Reflections on Ben" featurette; "Madeleine Slade: an Englishwoman abroad" featurette; "The funeral" featurette; "Looking back" featurette; "Shooting an epic in India" featurette; "Designing Gandhi" featurette; "From the director's chair" featurette; "The words of Mahatma Gandhi" featurette; the making of Gandhi photo montage
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray, 25th anniversary.
Extent
2 videodiscs (191 min.)
Isbn
9781424821051
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396154360
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
15436
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn301351871
  • (OCoLC)301351871
System details
Blu-ray disc, region A, B and C, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 1080p High Definition ; (Special features: Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., standard and High Definition)
Terms governing use
These Blu-ray discs are copy protected.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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