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Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.
Over three hundred thousand extras appeared in the funeral sequence. About two hundred thousand were volunteers, and ninety-four thousand five hundred sixty were paid a small fee (under contract). The sequence was filmed on January 31, 1981, the 33rd Anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's funeral. Eleven crews shot over twenty thousand feet of film, which was pared down to two minutes and five seconds in the final release.
He will be saying prayers in the garden. Just follow the others.
The standing lamp on the right of the screen next to Judge Broomfield moves to the right when the Judge says "nevertheless, it is my duty...".
The producers express their thanks in the closing credits to The National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of India for the use of its grounds and exteriors for filming locations.
In April 2005, Skoll launched the Gandhi Project in partnership with Silicon Valley entrepreneur Kamran Elahian. Working with Palestinian voice actors and artists, an award-winning director dubbed the epic film into Arabic. It is being screened throughout Palestine in order to advance civil society goals of peaceful resistance, self-reliance, economic development and local empowerment, and plans are underway to expand screenings throughout the Arab world.
$131,153 (USA) (12 December 1982)