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Gandhi

Synopsis

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Richard Attenborough 's epic biography of the great Indian leader starring
Southern Africa 1893 - a young advocate is thrown off a train for refusing to travel second class as a coloured immigrant. Spurred on to liberate his oppressed countrymen, Gandhi engages in a long struggle to change the system by peaceful revolution. His subsequent return to India in 1915 begins a course of events that will shape world history and affect the lives of millions. Winner of eight Academy Awards, including Best
Picture, Gandhi combines spectacular action sequences with Ben Kingsley 's highly acclaimed and charismatic performance in the title role.
Screenplay by JOHN BRILEY Produced and directed by RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH
(First showing on British television) 0 FILMS: page 27
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Contributors

Unknown: Richard Attenborough
Unknown: Ben Kingsley
Unknown: John Briley
Directed By: Richard Attenborough
Mahatma Gandhi: Ben Kingsley
Margaret Bourke-White: Candice Bergen
General Dyer: Edward Fox
Lord Irwin: John Gielgud
Judge Broomfield: Trevor Howard
the Viceroy: John Mills
Walker: Martin Sheen
Charlie Andrews: Ian Charleson
General Smuts: Athol Fugard
Mirabehn: Geraldine James
Sandar Patel: Saeed Jaffrey
Khan: Amrish Puri
Mohamed Ali Jinnah: Alyque Padamsee
Pandit Nehru: Roshan Seth
Kasturba Gandhi: Rohini Hattangady
Senior police officer: Ian Bannen
Principal Secretary: Michael Bryan
Collins: Richard Griffiths
GOC: Bernard Hepton
Professor Gokhale: Shreeram Lagoo
Maulana Azad: Virendra Razdan
Advocate General: John Clements
Kinnoch: Nigel Hawthorne
Sir George Hodge: Michael Hordern
Nahari: Om Puri
Sir Edward Gait: Richard Vernon
Nathuram Godse: Harsh Nayyar
Prakash: Prabhakar Patankar

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