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Gandhi

Richard Attenborough's Academy Award-winning epic follows the extraordinary life of Mahatma Gandhi (played by Ben Kingsley), from his beginnings as a young Indian lawyer to his triumph as a revolutionary - whose philosophy of non-violent protest helped gain India its independence. The film won eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture.

Year: 1982
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Drama, True Stories, BAFTA - Best Film, Academy Award - Best Picture, NYFCC Awards - Best Film, Spiritual Cinema, Biography
Country: UK, India
Director: Richard Attenborough
Starring: Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox, John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Martin Sheen
Duration: 183 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains violence.
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