DVD 190 mins IMDB 8.1 (19,793 votes) top 250: #148
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (1982)
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Candice Bergen Margaret Bourke-White
Edward Fox Gen. Reginald Dyer
John Gielgud Lord Irwin, Viceroy - Edward F.L. Wood
Trevor Howard Judge Broomfield
Ben Kingsley Mohandas K. Gandhi
John Mills Lord Chelmsford, Viceroy - F.J.N. Thesiger
Martin Sheen Vince Walker
Ian Charleson Rev. Charlie Andrews
Athol Fugard Gen. Jan Christiaan Smuts
Günther Maria Halmer Dr. Herman Kallenbach (as Gunter Maria Halmer)
Saeed Jaffrey Sardar Valabhhai Patel
Geraldine James Meerabahen
Alyque Padamsee Mohammed Ali Jinnah
Amrish Puri Khan
Roshan Seth Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

Director Richard Attenborough
Producer Richard Attenborough
Writer John Briley
Cinematography Ronnie Taylor; Billy Williams
Musician George Fenton; Ravi Shankar
User Credit 1 John Bloom
User Credit 2 Bhanu Athaiya; John Mollo

His Triumph Changed The World Forever.

Gandhi was not a ruler of nations, nor did he have scientific gifts. Yet this small, modest man did what others before him could not. He led an entire country to freedom - he gave his people hope. Gandhi, the man of the century, is explored in this breathtaking, unforgettable motion picture.

After 20 years in the making, this masterful epic garnered eight 1982 Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay. In stirring detail, Gandhi's life, principles and power explode on the screen with vivid scenes such as the horrific massacre at Amristar, where the British opened fire on 15,000 unarmed men, women and children, and the dramatic march to the sea where Gandhi led thousands of his fellow Indians to prove that sea salt belonged to all and was not just a British commodity. A distinguished cast of characters surrounds Academy Award®-winning Ben Kingsley as Gandhi, including Candice Bergen, John Gielgud and Trevor Howard. A vision of the heart and soul of a man, Gandhi is a classic epic as timeless as Gandhi himself.

Edition Details
Barcode 043396032972
Region Region 1
Chapters 28
Release Date 8/28/2001
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen 2.35:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Subtitles Chinese; English; French; Korean; Portuguese; Spanish; Thai
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital Stereo
SPANISH: Dolby Digital Stereo
Layers Single Side, Dual Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Ben Kingsley Talks About Gandhi
Original Newsreel Footage:
- Gandhi Goes to England
- Gandhi's Farewell Talk in Europe
- Mahatma Gandhi Begins Death Fast
- Gandhi Talks: First Talking Picture Ever Made by India's Famous Leader
The Making of Gandhi Photo Montage
The Words of Mahatma Gandhi
Weblink to Official Gandhi Website
Theatrical Trailer
Animated Menus
Production Notes
Scene Selections with Motion Images
Personal Details
User Lookup 1 DVD Copy
User Text 2 His Triumph Changed The World Forever.
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Trivia: The last film of John Boxer. (more)

Goofs: Continuity: When Gandhi is escorted into the office of the top prison official, the pendulum on the grandfather clock in the background jumps between shots. (more)

Quotes: Gandhi: If you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth. (more)

Awards: Won 8 Oscars. Another 26 wins & 16 nominations (more)