Other Titles: Gandhi (Motion picture).
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Video, c2001.
Description: 1 videodisc (190 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 Drama.
Films for the hearing impaired.
India History Autonomy and independence movements Drama.
Credits: Directors of photography, Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor; editor, John Bloom; music, Ravi Shankar, George Fenton.
Performers: Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Notes: English (Dolby digital stereo), French and Spanish language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English, Chinese, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish and Thai ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Widescreen version (aspect ratio 2.35:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Special features include: Ben Kingsley talks about Gandhi; original newsreel footage of Gandhi in England, his farewell talk in Europe, and the Mahatma Gandhi death fast ; the making of Gandhi photo montage ; the works of Mahatma Gandhi ; filmographies ; theatrical trailer.
Academy Awards for Best Picture: Richard Attenborough ; Best Actor in a Leading Role: Ben Kingsley ; Best Art Direction-Set Decoration: Robert W. Laing, Michael Seirton, Craig, Stuart ; Best Cinematography: Ronnie Taylor, Billy Williams ; Best Costume Design: Bhanu Athaiya, John Mollo ; Best Director: Richard Attenborough ; Best Film Editing: John Bloom ; Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen: John Briley.
Summary: Tells the story of Gandhi's adult life, when he led an entire country to freedom, using non-violent methods.