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The Resource Gandhi, written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)

Gandhi, written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)

Label
Gandhi
Title
Gandhi
Statement of responsibility
written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough
Title variation
Richard Attenborough's film Gandhi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • kor
  • eng
Summary
A look at the life of Indian statesman and nationalist Mahatma Gandhi, focusing especially on his theory of non-violent resistance
Member of
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
Directors of photography, Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor ; film editor, John Bloom ; 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
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Can be viewed subtitled in English, French, Korean, Portuguese or Spanish, or dubbed in French, Portuguese or Spanish
  • Director's commentary can be viewed subtitled in French, Korean, Portuguese, or Spanish
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G257 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
Runtime
191
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Gandhi, written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from opening frames
  • "International Film Investors, Goldcrest Films International, National Film Development Corporation Ltd. of India, Indo-British Films Ltd. present" --At head of title
  • Layout and design Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Inc. 2007
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982
  • Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by Attenborough (in English, with optional Korean, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles); optional introduction to the film by Attenborough (1 min.)
  • Special features (disc 2, 134 min. total, in English with optional subtitles in Korean, Japanese, Portuguese or Spanish): "Designing Gandhi", 3 mini featurettes with production designer Stuart Craig (5 min. total); "In search of Gandhi" featurette (9 min.); "Looking back" featurette (18 min.); "Madeleine Slade : an Englishwoman abroad" featurette (10 min.); "Reflections on Ben" featurette (9 min.); "Shooting an epic in India" featurette (18 min.); "The funeral" featurette (14 min.); "The words of Mahatma Gandhi" featurette (2 min.); vintage newsreel footage (10 min. total); "Ben Kingsley talks about 'Gandhi'" interview (19 min.); "From the director's chair" 2 short interviews with Attenborough (10 min. total); photo gallery of vintage lobby cards; "The making of 'Gandhi' : video montage" (5 min.); "Milestones in the life of Gandhi" interactive timeline; trailer (5 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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
  • OCM77523787
  • (OCoLC)77523787
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English, Dolby digital surround in French, Portuguese or Spanish ; 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen presentation ; Remastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Gandhi, written by John Briley ; produced and directed by Richard Attenborough, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from opening frames
  • "International Film Investors, Goldcrest Films International, National Film Development Corporation Ltd. of India, Indo-British Films Ltd. present" --At head of title
  • Layout and design Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Inc. 2007
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982
  • Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by Attenborough (in English, with optional Korean, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles); optional introduction to the film by Attenborough (1 min.)
  • Special features (disc 2, 134 min. total, in English with optional subtitles in Korean, Japanese, Portuguese or Spanish): "Designing Gandhi", 3 mini featurettes with production designer Stuart Craig (5 min. total); "In search of Gandhi" featurette (9 min.); "Looking back" featurette (18 min.); "Madeleine Slade : an Englishwoman abroad" featurette (10 min.); "Reflections on Ben" featurette (9 min.); "Shooting an epic in India" featurette (18 min.); "The funeral" featurette (14 min.); "The words of Mahatma Gandhi" featurette (2 min.); vintage newsreel footage (10 min. total); "Ben Kingsley talks about 'Gandhi'" interview (19 min.); "From the director's chair" 2 short interviews with Attenborough (10 min. total); photo gallery of vintage lobby cards; "The making of 'Gandhi' : video montage" (5 min.); "Milestones in the life of Gandhi" interactive timeline; trailer (5 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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
  • OCM77523787
  • (OCoLC)77523787
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English, Dolby digital surround in French, Portuguese or Spanish ; 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen presentation ; Remastered in high definition
Video recording format
DVD

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