Gandhi (1982)

PG   |    |  Biography, Drama, History


Gandhi (1982) Poster

The life of the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.


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Director:

Richard Attenborough

Writer:

John Briley

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4 June 2020 | Xstal
9
| 'The way of truth and love has always won'...
... and long may it continue to do so. Remains an incredible piece of storytelling and film making about one of few individuals the world has delivered, that can truly be referred to as a great leader - and not just of his people but of the peace loving populations of the world. Ben Kingsley perfectly embodies Gandhi to the point that you can almost believe he is performing in his own biopic. Let's also not forget, alongside a great telling of an inspirational journey, we get a history lesson of the impact of empire. It should encourage you to dig a bit deeper to uncover some rather alarming truths that the imperialists would rather you didn't appraise yourself of, undertaken by the usual white middle aged and older men who thought they were created better than the rest of the worlds demographics they sought to control.

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Release Date:

25 February 1983

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK, India

Filming Locations

Delhi, India

Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$131,153 12 December 1982

Gross USA:

$52,767,889

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$52,767,889

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