After reading about the violence that was performed in the name if his cause, Gandhi decides to go on a hunger strike until the violence stops.
Themes: Counting the Cost, Integrity, Courage, Steadfast, Sacrifice, Peace, Crucible, Suffering, Persecution, Christ-like, Justice, Martyr, Human Rights, Civil Liberty, Civil Disobedience, Nonviolence, Fasting, Independence, Peacemaker, Righteousness
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His Triumph Changed The World Forever.
It was Richard Attenborough’s lifelong dream to bring the life story of Indian political and spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi to the screen. When it finally reached fruition in 1982, the Oscar-winning Gandhi was one of the most exhaustively thorough biopics ever made. The film begins in the early part of the 20th century, when 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,” endeavoring to win freedom for his people without resorting to bloodshed.
MPAA: Rated PG
Principal Cast: Ben Kingsley, Candice Bergen, and Martin Sheen.Director: Richard Atteborough
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