Gandhi

  • 1982
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Biography

Despite an intelligent title performance by Ben Kingsley and impressive cinematography in the manner of David Lean, this huge, clunky biopic offers less than meets the eye. Director Attenborough seeks not to understand but to canonize his subject; as a result, both Gandhi's teachings and the complexities of Indian political history are distorted and trivialized....read more

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Gandhi - Official Trailer
02:55 — Kingsley is breathtaking as the legendary passive resistance leader who took on the British for control of India. Winner of 8 Academy Awards, includin (more…)
(Movie Clip) Conscience Of All Mankind
Opening scenes, the death of the title character (Ben Kingsley) in Delhi, Harsh Nayyar as assassin, then the funeral, Shane Rimmer as the commentator, (more…)
(Movie Clip) Day Of Prayer And Fasting
Spring, 1919, Jinnah (Alyque Padamsee) introduces Ben Kingsley (title character) to fellow Muslim leader Patel (Saeed Jaffrey) and friends, Nehru (Ros (more…)
(Movie Clip) I Thought You'd Be Bigger
South Africa circa 1913, priest Charles Freer Andrews (Ian Charleson) introduces himself to Indian lawyer Mohandas Gandhi (Ben Kingsley), whereupon th (more…)
(Movie Clip) Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
Edward Fox as British General Dyer, leading director Richard Attenborough's heavily researched recreation of the massacre at Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsa (more…)
(Movie Clip) We Will Light A Fire
First wife Kasturba (Rohini Hattangady) then the title character (Ben Kingsley), addressing a crowd during his Indian non-cooperation movement, circa (more…)
Gandhi - (Original Trailer)
Eight Academy Awards including Best Picture went to Gandhi (1982), the true story of the man who freed India from colonial rule through non-violent p (more…)
Trailer
04:49 — Gandhi is a multi-award-winning biopic film about the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, who was leader of the nonviolent resistance movement agains (more…)

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  • Released: 1982
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Despite an intelligent title performance by Ben Kingsley and impressive cinematography in the manner of David Lean, this huge, clunky biopic offers less than meets the eye. Director Attenborough seeks not to understand but to canonize his subject; as a res… (more)

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