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Gandhi
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Ben Kingsley Ben Kingsley
Mahatma Gandhi
Candice Bergen Candice Bergen
Margaret Bourke-White
Edward Fox Edward Fox
General Dyer
John Gielgud John Gielgud
Lord Irwin
Trevor Howard Trevor Howard
Judge Broomfield
John Mills John Mills
The Viceroy
Martin Sheen Martin Sheen
Walker
Ian Charleson Ian Charleson
Charlie Andrews


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The way of truth and love has always won.

7 years, 8 months ago at Apr 18 0:28
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''Whenever I despair, I remember that the way of truth and love has always won. There may be tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they may seem invincible, but in the end, they always fail. Think of it: always.''

Biography of Mahatma Gandhi, the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British through his philosophy of non-violent protest.

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Richard Attenborough's Masterful Epic

10 years, 8 months ago at Apr 22 18:41
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Brilliant is too light of a term to describe this epic. I usually don't fall for epics, but when I do I really like them. This is a movie where you don't care how long it is (in this case it's 3 hours 8 minutes), you just sit through it and enjoy every word that is uttered... every movement by Gandhi is wonderful and you realize how much of a hero this man truly was... not was, is. This man is sti... read more

A phenomenal biopic!

9 years, 3 months ago at Aug 25 8:44
1 vote
"They may torture my body, break my bones, even kill me, then they will have my dead body. NOT MY OBEDIENCE!"

For decades, Richard Attenborough's sweeping epic biographical film Gandhi has been incessantly subjected to critical acclaim and abject disparaging. The film won no less than 8 Oscars in 1983, including the holy three (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor) in addition to... read more
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Description: Sir Ben Kingsley stars as Mohandas Gandhi in Richard Attenborough's riveting biography of the man who rose from simple lawyer to worldwide symbol of peace and understanding. A critical masterpiece, GANDHI is an intriguing story about activism, politics, religious tolerance and freedom. But at the center of it all is an extraordinary man who fought for a nonviolent, peaceful existence, and set an entire nation free. Winner of 8 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director (Richard Attenborough) and Best Actor (Sir Ben Kingsley), GANDHI's highly acclaimed cast also includes Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, Sir John Gielgud, ... (more)
Release date: 25 February 1983
UPC: 043396032972
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" The inspirational intent of this biographic picture is far better than the liberties that with the story and Ben Kingsley do his signature role that any other performance will be compared to. Epic movie where one clearly see that Richard Attenborough has been inspired by David Lean's films. It is a tiny bit on the long side for my taste and I felt that Gandhi is treated as a God with no personal flaws and seemingly "political" correct in everything he does which I find to be a problematic portr"


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"31.5. Voihan se olla niinkin, että Gandhi ei ole hyvä elokuva. Mielestäni kolmeen tuntiin on jopa sisällytetty vähän materiaalia, ja mutkia vedellään suoriksi. Toki jo heti alkuun kerrotaan, ettei kenenkään elämää voi kertoa yhden elokuvan aikana. Siksipä onkin ymmärrettävää, että Gandhin elämästä on valittu ne tärkeimmät hetket, jotka voi jakaa kolmeen eri osaan. Ensiksi kerrotaan nuoresta herrasta, joka saa kipinän itsenäisyystaisteluun Etelä-Afrikan reissullaan. Pu"


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A good movie

“To be honest, it has been a while since I have seen this  flick and I should probably re-watch it at some point. Eventually, even though I did like this movie, somehow, it didn’t completely win me over. I mean, it has nothing to do with Gandhi, the guy was just amazing and one of the most aspiring human beings that ever lived and Ben Kingsley was just really impressive in the best performance of his career and yet the whole thing was still missing something in my opinion. I don’t know, maybe I was too young when I first saw it but, at the end of the day, even though it was really respectful, which was fine, it was also too straightforward, at least, that’s my opinion. I guess it goes with the territory though. Indeed, with such a beloved man, there is not much actual space to be rea” read more

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