Gandhi (1982) (Tv Show)

Gandhi (1982)

Gandhi (1982)
Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.

Storyline

In 1893, Gandhi is thrown off a South African train for being an Indian and traveling in a first class compartment. Gandhi realizes that the laws are biased against Indians and decides to start a non-violent protest campaign for the rights of all Indians in South Africa. After numerous arrests and the unwanted attention of the world, the government finally relents by recognizing rights for Indians, though not for the native blacks of South Africa. After this victory, Gandhi is invited back to India, where he is now considered something of a national hero. He is urged to take up the fight for India's independence from the British Empire. Gandhi agrees, and mounts a non-violent non-cooperation campaign of unprecedented scale, coordinating millions of Indians nationwide. There are some setbacks, such as violence against the protesters and Gandhi's occasional imprisonment. Nevertheless, the campaign generates great attention, and Britain faces intense public pressure. Too weak from World ...

Cast

Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen, Walker, Ian Charleson, Athol Fugard, G√ľnther Maria Halmer, Saeed Jaffrey, Geraldine James, Alyque Padamsee, Amrish Puri, Roshan Seth

Details

Director: Richard Attenborough
Writer: John Briley
Genres: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, India, USA
Language: English
Release Date: 25 February 1983 (USA)
Runtime: 191 min
Sound Mix: Dolby (35 mm prints) (as Dolby Stereo: in selected threatres), 70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)
Color: Black and White, Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1


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