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Richard Attenborough

Released on December 06 of 1982 in the USA, "Gandhi" (also known as "Richard Attenborough's Film: Gandhi") is a Biography/Drama/History film directed by Richard Attenborough , starring Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard and John Mills.

A WORLD EVENT It took one remarkable man to defeat the British Empire and free a nation of 350 million people. His goal was freedom for India. His strategy was peace. His weapon was his humanity.

Who directed "Gandhi":

Gandhi was directed by Richard Attenborough, an English actor, producer, and director.

Before Gandhi, Richard Attenborough had directed Magic, released in 1978, A Bridge Too Far (1977), Oh! What a Lovely War (1969). Since, he directed A Chorus Line, released in 1985, Cry Freedom (1987), Chaplin (1992), Shadowlands (1993), Grey Owl (1999), and Closing the Ring (2007).

When was "Gandhi" released:

Gandhi was initially released on Monday, December 06, 1982, in the United States.. This was thirty-six (36) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, December 03, 1982 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, March 23, 1983 in France; Friday, February 18, 1983 in Germany; Wednesday, March 16, 1983 in Australia and on 1983 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Gandhi":

At the casting of Gandhi we find Ben Kingsley, previously seen in ; Candice Bergen (Starting Over (1979), Oliver's Story (1978)); Edward Fox (The Mirror Crack'd (1980), Force 10 from Navarone (1978)) [ more... ]

  • John Clements and Edward Fox, John Gielgud, John Mills can also be seen in Oh! What a Lovely War, released in 1969.
  • John Gielgud, John Mills and Michael Bryant can all be seen in Hamlet, released in 1996.
  • Richard Griffiths and John Gielgud, Ian Charleson also worked together in Chariots of Fire, released in 1981.
  • Trevor Howard and Candice Bergen, John Gielgud also appeared together in 11 Harrowhouse, released in 1974.

What is the Storyline of "Gandhi":

The screenplay of Gandhi is available as a published book. The film opens with a statement from the filmmakers explaining their approach to the problem of filming Gandhi's complex life story:

The film begins with Gandhi's assassination on 30 January 1948, and his funeral. After an evening prayer, an elderly Gandhi is helped out for his evening walk to meet a large number of greeters and admirers. One of these visitors?Nathuram Godse?shoots him point blank in the chest. Gandhi [...]

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