Title: Gandhi

Release: 1982

Rating: 8.1

Language: English

Country: UK, India, USA

Runtime: 191

Genre: Action,Biography,Drama,History


Release 1982
Rating 8.1
Language English
Country UK, India, USA
Runtime 191
Genre Action,Biography,Drama,History



In 1893, Mohandas K. Gandhi is thrown off a South African train for being an Indian and traveling in a first class compartment. Gandhi realizes that the laws are biased against Indians and decides to start a non-violent protest campaign for the rights of all Indians in South Africa. After numerous arrests and the unwanted attention of the world, the government finally relents by recognizing rights for Indians, though not for the native blacks of South Africa. After this victory, Gandhi is invited back to India, where he is now considered something of a national hero. He is urged to take up the fight for India's independence from the British Empire. Gandhi agrees, and mounts a non-violent non-cooperation campaign of unprecedented scale, coordinating millions of Indians nationwide. There are some setbacks, such as violence against the protesters and Gandhi's occasional imprisonment. Nevertheless, the campaign generates great attention, and Britain faces intense public pressure. Too weak...

Director :

Richard Attenborough

Writer :

John Briley

Actors :

... Mahatma Gandhi

... Margaret Bourke-White

... General Dyer

... Lord Irwin

... Judge Broomfield

... Kasturba Gandhi

... Lord Chelmsford