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DVD

Gandhi

Call Number

  • DVD DRAMA (WSQ)

Edition

2-disc collector's ed.; 25th anniversary ed.; Widescreen version.

Languages

Closed-captioned.

Performers

Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen.

Publication Information

Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2007.

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (191 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

MPAA rating: PG.

Summary

A look at the life of Indian statesman and nationalist Mahatma Gandhi, focusing especially on his theory of non-violent resistance.

Notes

"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.).

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