Gandhi 1982
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Gandhi 1982
His Triumph Changed The World Forever.
Plot: Biography of 'Mahatma Gandhi' , the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of non-violent protest.
Story: In 1893, 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...
Did you know: The last film of John Boxer and Sir John Clements.

Release date: 10 March 1983
User Votes: 8.1
Countries: UK, India,
Genres: Biography, Drama, History,
MPAA Rating: PG
Runtime: 191 minutes
Oscars: 8
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