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Gandhi (1982)

In the early years of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a British-trained lawyer, forsakes all worldly possessions to take up the cause of Indian independence. Faced with armed resistance from the British government, Gandhi adopts a policy of 'passive resistance', endeavouring to win freedom for his people without resorting to bloodshed.

Plot Keywords: muslim, demonstration, world war ii, imprisonment, release from prison, hunger strike, colony, hindu, independence, british army, political negotiations, conference, nonviolent resistance, apartheid, british empire, protest, independence movement, strike, biography, freedom, prayer, based on a true story

DirectorRichard Attenborough
WriterJohn Briley
Production CompaniesGoldcrest, Indo-British, International Film Investors, National Film Development Corporation of India
Production CountriesIndia, United Kingdom
Spoken LanguagesEnglish

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Richard Attenborough's Film: Gandhi