PG | | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Before filming, Sir Richard Attenborough turned down Geraldine James' request to have an audio recording of the real Madeleine Slade/Mirabehn as part of researching the role. Instead, she was told to play it straight like a normal English woman. Later, she discovered the reason: ... ...
He will be saying prayers in the garden. Just follow the others.
When the Pakistani flag is being raised for the first time, the anthem that is playing is the modern national anthem of Pakistan ("Qaumi Tarana"). The original national anthem of Pakistan was a different song (written by a Hindu), which was written days prior to the ceremony and only lasted 18 months as Pakistan's anthem.
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.
$131,153 (USA) (12 December 1982)
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