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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. ; directors of photography, Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor ; executive producer, Michael Stanley-Evans ; 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. ; directors of photography, Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor ; executive producer, Michael Stanley-Evans ; 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. ; directors of photography, Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor ; executive producer, Michael Stanley-Evans ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough
Title variation
  • Gandhi, his triumph changed the world forever
  • Richard Attenborough's film Gandhi
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Conductor
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Designer
Film editor
Film producer
Producer
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, 1982: 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
Credits note
Costume designers, John Mollo, Bhanu Athaiya ; art directors, Ram Yedekar, Norman Dorme ; set decorator, Michael Seirton ; music conducted by George Fenton ; associate producer, Suresh Jindal ; sound recordist, Simon Kaye ; production designer, Stuart Craig ; film editor, John Bloom ; in charge of production, Terence A. Clegg ; co-producer, Rani Dubé ; music, Ravi Shankar ; orchestral score and additional music, George Fenton
Date time place
Filmed on location in India, The United Kingdom, and at Shepperton Studio Centre in Shepperton, Surrey, England
Dewey number
791.43/72
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
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G36 2007
PerformerNote
Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen, Ian Charleson, Athol Fugard, Gunter Maria Halmer, Saeed Jaffrey, Geraldine James, Alyque Padamsee, Amrish Puri, Roshan Seth, Rohini Hattangady, Ian Bannen, Michael Bryant, John Clements, Richard Griffiths, Nigel Hawthorne, Bernard Hepton, Michael Hordern, Shreeram Lagoo, Om Puri, Virendra Razdan, Richard Vernon
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-
  • 1924-
  • 1919-2004
  • 1943-
  • 1946-
  • 1937-
  • 1904-2000
  • 1916-1988
  • 1908-2005
  • 1943-
  • 1929-2015
  • 1950-
  • 1942-
  • 1951-
  • 1928-1999
  • 1928-2002
  • 1910-1988
  • 1947-2013
  • 1911-1995
  • -2003
  • 1925-1997
  • 1942-
  • 1942-
  • 1935-
  • 1920-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Attenborough, Richard
  • Williams, Billy
  • Taylor, Ronnie
  • Stanley-Evans, Michael
  • Briley, John
  • Kingsley, Ben
  • Bergen, Candice
  • Fox, Edward
  • Gielgud, John
  • Howard, Trevor
  • Mills, John
  • Sheen, Martin
  • Charleson, Ian
  • Fugard, Athol
  • Halmer, Gunther Maria
  • Jaffrey, Saeed
  • James, Geraldine
  • Padamsee, Alyque
  • Puri, Amrish
  • Seth, Roshan
  • Hattangady, Rohini
  • Bannen, Ian
  • Bryant, Michael
  • Clements, John
  • Griffiths, Richard
  • Hawthorne, Nigel
  • Hepton, Bernard
  • Hordern, Michael
  • LāgÅ«, ŚrÄ«rāma
  • Puri, Om
  • Razdan, Virendra
  • Vernon, Richard
  • Mollo, John
  • Athaiya, Bhanu
  • Seirton, Michael
  • Jindal, Suresh
  • Kaye, Simon
  • Clegg, Terence A
  • Dubé, Rani
  • Craig, Stuart
  • Bloom, John
  • Shankar, Ravi
  • Fenton, George
  • Columbia Pictures
  • International Film Investors (Firm)
  • Goldcrest Films International
  • National Film Development Corporation of India
  • Indo-British Films, Ltd
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
191
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gandhi
  • Statesmen
  • Nationalists
  • India
Technique
live action
Label
Gandhi, Columbia Pictures ; International Film Investors, Goldcrest Films International, National Film Development Corporation Ltd. of India, Indo-British Films Ltd. ; directors of photography, Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor ; executive producer, Michael Stanley-Evans ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced 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
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) bwi06017706
  • (OCoLC)77523787
  • (OCoLC)77523787
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; Remastered in high definition
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. ; directors of photography, Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor ; executive producer, Michael Stanley-Evans ; written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced 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
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) bwi06017706
  • (OCoLC)77523787
  • (OCoLC)77523787
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround; Remastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD

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