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The Resource Gandhi, Carolina Bank ; Goldcrest Films International ; Indo-British ; International Film Investors ; National Film Development Corporation of India ; produced by Richard Attenborough ; written by John Briley ; directed by Richard Attenborough

Gandhi, Carolina Bank ; Goldcrest Films International ; Indo-British ; International Film Investors ; National Film Development Corporation of India ; produced by Richard Attenborough ; written by John Briley ; directed by Richard Attenborough

Label
Gandhi
Title
Gandhi
Statement of responsibility
Carolina Bank ; Goldcrest Films International ; Indo-British ; International Film Investors ; National Film Development Corporation of India ; produced by Richard Attenborough ; written by John Briley ; directed by Richard Attenborough
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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, 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)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Ronnie Taylor, Billy Williams ; editor, John Bloom ; music, Ravi Shankar ; costume designers, Bhanu Athaiya, John Mollo ; production designer, Stuart Craig
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
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
PerformerNote
Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen, Ian Charleson, Athol Fugard, Gunter Maria Halmer, Saeed Jaffrey
Runtime
190
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Gandhi, Carolina Bank ; Goldcrest Films International ; Indo-British ; International Film Investors ; National Film Development Corporation of India ; produced by Richard Attenborough ; written by John Briley ; directed by Richard Attenborough
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982
  • 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
  • GMD: videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (10 min.)
  • Reflections on Ben
  • (9 min.)
  • Shooting an epic in India
  • (18 min.)
  • Funeral
  • (14 min.)
  • 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
Control code
sky2ocm24495601
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Twenty-fifth anniversary ; Collector's edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (190 min.)
Isbn
9781424840946
Lccn
be2007002842
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396174375
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
17437
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Gandhi, Carolina Bank ; Goldcrest Films International ; Indo-British ; International Film Investors ; National Film Development Corporation of India ; produced by Richard Attenborough ; written by John Briley ; directed by Richard Attenborough
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982
  • 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
  • GMD: videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • (10 min.)
  • Reflections on Ben
  • (9 min.)
  • Shooting an epic in India
  • (18 min.)
  • Funeral
  • (14 min.)
  • 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
Control code
sky2ocm24495601
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Twenty-fifth anniversary ; Collector's edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (190 min.)
Isbn
9781424840946
Lccn
be2007002842
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396174375
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
17437
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., surround
Video recording format
DVD

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