An Analysis of a Film with the Subject of War and Peace: “Gandhi”

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An Analysis of a Film with the Subject of War and Peace: "Gandhi"
The film Gandhi covers 55 years of the life of Mahatma Gandhi. It was put together by the producer and director, Attenborough, who sought and received cooperation from the Indian government in making this film. Gandhi is an important movie which addressed the issue of war and piece. The movie centers on the life of Mahatma Gandhi, portraying his life in South Africa in 1893. South Africa of course is a country besieged with segregation and racism. Gandhi acted by a man called Ben Kingsley has just completed his studies in England and he was travelling on a train in South Africa and he soon found out the reality of racism when a security guard evicted him out of the train....
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.....Gandhi’s colleagues in the movement included Nehru and Jinnah. Both men later on ascended to leadership position of their various countries. Nehru became the first prime minister of India while Jinnah became the first prime minister of Pakistan which at that time was part of the Indian nation but became independent after the British left.
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