Goldcrest Films, International Film Investors, National Film Development Corporation of India, Indo-British Films
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.
"Gandhi" is a 1982 epic historical drama film based on the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against the United Kingdom's rule of the country during the 20th century. The film, a British-Indian co-production, was written by John Briley and produced and directed by Richard Attenborough. It stars Ben Kingsley in the title role. The film covers Gandhi's life from a defining moment in 1893, as he is thrown off a South African train for being in a whites-only compartment, and concludes with his assassination and funeral in 1948.
Genre': Biography, Drama, History
Release date: December 3, 1982 (UK), December 10, 1982 (US)
Director: Richard Attenborough
Screenplay by: John Briley
Music by: Ravi Shankar, George Fenton
Cinematography: Billy Williams, Ronnie Taylor
Edited by: John Bloom
Cast: Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen, Ian Charleson, Roshan Seth, Rohini Hattangadi, Geraldine James
Distributed by: Columbia Pictures
* © 1982 - Columbia Pictures