• 1982
  • 3 HR 08 MIN
  • 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 more

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(Movie Clip) Conscience Of All Mankind
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(Movie Clip) Day Of Prayer And Fasting
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